Even the humble mopani worm
is pressed into service to illustrate one of Magda's own asterisms.
IF you've never eaten a mopani worm
, I wouldn't recommend it.
Customers who could stomach the challenge got to eat chilli maggots, Thai green curry grasshoppers and the biggest of the bunch - a large black Mopani worm
A big attraction was the outdoor barbecue, which boasted everything from fried termites coated in chocolate to mopani worm
You can nibble on BBQ'd cheddar and chilli worms, snack on a Thai green curry cricket or munch a mopani worm
The main sources of livelihoods are incomes from selling crops grown in irrigation schemes, followed by livestock rearing (cattle, goats and chicken), and also by selling crafts such as umthanyelo (reed brooms), reed baskets, amancimbi (Mopani worms
).Agricultural production is compromised by unpredictable low rainfall patterns and access to energy.
And so it was to an extent for Simone who liked to shepherd the goats and search for mopani worms
. But her carefree days ended with the passing away of her grandparents when she was I I .
Here, in Namibia, we eat dried Mopani worms
, reconstituted in chilli oil.
The Harvey Nichols store in Edinburgh are selling giant toasted ants, thai green curry crickets and mopani worms
Choose from the braaied meats (from kudo to ostrich) Cape specialities (bobotie to breyani) and Zulu delicacies (mopani worms
to chicken feet).
In parts of Africa, residents eat flying ants and Mopani worms
. After collecting flying ants during their reproductive flight, preparers dry the insects in the sun and then eat them.
No one really knows if football tourists would be happy to substitute a plate of stewed mopani worms
, an African delicacy, for their hamburgers or fish and chips.