Japanese Wasp crackers

Wasp crackers

Time for all insect cracker lovers to head for Japan! A factory in in the Japanese city of Omachi has began the production on wasp crackers.

Here’s what they say at the Reuters:

“Jibachi senbei, or a digger wasp rice cracker, is held at a factory in Omachi town 200 km (124 miles) northwest of Tokyo September 4, 2007. A Japanese fan club for wasps has added the insects to rice crackers, saying the result adds a waspish scent to the traditional fare.”

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6 Comments »

  1. Anonymous said,

    November 6, 2007 @ 12:42 am

    so fucking gross

  2. anon said,

    March 24, 2008 @ 11:46 pm

    At least clean the crud out of the fingernails before taking the picture. Ugh.

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  4. grover said,

    January 8, 2009 @ 7:40 am

    yuck, I’ll stick to the Japanese jellyfish cookies instead
    http://japansugoi.com/wordpress/jellyfish-cookies-from-japan/

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