Cicadas, the red-eyed bugs who spend most of their lives underground, have returned to the US after 17 long years. And intriguingly, swarms of the insects invading American backyards this summer have also inspired dishes in their kitchens. Seeing the emergence of Brood X, one of the largest periodical cicada broods, people all across the US are trying to make the most of it, through creating cicada delicacies.
These insects are low in fat and high in protein, according to Cicada Safari, an app created to monitor their movement in the US. Many scientists and food experts have even called