Improve your vocabulary and pronunciation in just six minutes! Would you eat a cricket doughnut? Food made from bugs is a growing trend in the Western world. Insects are an alternative source of food and experts say they’re filled with lots of good nutrients. Neil and Sam discuss this strange menu and teach you related vocabulary.

This week’s question:
What type of food is sometimes known as ‘priest chokers’?
a) cheese
b) pasta
c) potato
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Vocabulary
entomophagy
the practice of eating insects

fusion
mix of different styles

an uphill struggle
needs a lot of effort to achieve

ingrained
long-lasting attitude that is difficult to change

viscerally
having an emotional reaction rather than one based on fact or reason

sustainably
doing something in a way that can last for a long time and is good for the environment

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