Will eating bugs solve the world’s food problems?

British gastronaut Stefan Gates is looking into it.

I try them, and on one level, I’m fascinated by what they taste like. But also, to be perfectly honest, I partly eat it because I know it’ll make great TV. That’s a shallowness in myself, and I really wanted to get to grips with it.


Fluorescent Jello

A recipe from chef Stefan Gates:

This isn’t a cheat, and it’s not an optical illusion — these are simply gin and tonic jellos made by adding gelatin to G&T and leaving them to set. So why are they glowing that fantastic ghostly color? The answer is that quinine (the bitter flavoring in tonic water) glows under UV fluorescent light. If you want to serve this to kids or teetotallers, it works just as well without the gin.