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00:00:02
>> The bunch of flowers, a box of chocolates or some caramelize worms with walnuts. Catching the Valentine's bug this bar in Tokyo is concocted a specially theme menu.>> The insects are crispy like the skin of walnuts, they go pretty well with chocolate. I hope this will be made into a product.
00:00:22
The most popular treats for the loved up couples include cambrian water bug cocktails and cakes topped with bug bodies and innards. Insects aren't commonly eaten across Japan. The events organizer is keen to promote them as an alternative food source.>> I love insects and I think it's really fun to eat them.
00:00:41
I'm quite confident of their potential and how attractive they are. Eating insects is now in the spotlight from the point of view of food sustainability.>>
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> The UN has recognized insects as a more environmentally friendly source of protein. Around a billion Valentine's cards are sent globally each year and millions of pounds splashed out on roses.
00:01:03
For this couples at least, the creepy crawler admirers that accompanying their romantic night out are a welcome change from tradition.