The 10 tastiest insects and bugs in mexico


Jumiles (stink bugs)

If you don't like the idea of live bugs crawling around in your mouth, stop reading now. In the once silver-rich town of Taxco, south of Mexico City, jumiles are plucked from their mountain homes, sprinkled into a taco and doused in lime. As you bite in, they can continue to scamper: even when headless, these scarab-beetle-like bugs writhe around, so you might need a strong tequila chaser to wash down their ticklish feet. They have a strong flavour like a cocktail of mint and cinnamon, and can be both slightly sweet and bitter