Unbelievable: A Burger Having Flies As A Protein Source

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Unbelievable: A Burger Having Flies As  A Protein Source |PakistanTribe.comSome people always do such things which are not bearable by other normal people, some Americans are just beginning to stomach the idea of bugs as a source of protein, in some countries the sheer abundance of critters may make bugs the easiest fast food around.

Lake Victoria in Eastern Africa is plagued with trillions of midge flies during the rainy season. The swarms are so large and intense, they can reportedly suffocate someone who crosses into their path unawares.

But apparently, if consumed properly, midge flies can become a protein packed patty with seven times the nutritional content of a traditional beef burger.

Lake Victoria borders several countries including Kenya and Tanzania. A reports shows how locals who live near the lake are able to capture swarms of midge flies using wet pots and pans.

They bugs are then mashed together in small patties and cooked in a skillet over an open flame.

 Unbelievable: A Burger Having Flies As  A Protein Source |PakistanTribe.com

But would you be able to eat a burger made from flies? I think no !

Some people claims to have tasted fly burgers over two years ago and while they admits the bugs are incredibly annoying during the high season, the resulting food can only be characterized as underwhelming.

According to them they were pretty much tasteless.

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