We’ve surpassed the 30,000 individual downloads mark!

Never shy away from setting ambitious goals! I just received this lovely email from a Senior Editor at Springer Nature Publishing: "I wanted to touch base to send congratulations since your book, Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems, just passed the 30,000 individual downloads mark. This is a major accomplishment since the average Springer book … Continue reading We’ve surpassed the 30,000 individual downloads mark!

Food Policy: What does the gastronomic community have to do with it?

This piece first came out on Haut de Gamme on 20 June 2018. See the original post here. Many chefs would prefer to shy away from politics. Yet the gastronomic community has a major influence on how we farm, what ends up on our plates and how we behave around food.    On 11 June 2018, … Continue reading Food Policy: What does the gastronomic community have to do with it?

Solutionism: using tried and tested approaches to confront global challenges

Solutionism: The belief that all difficulties have solutions Solutionist: A solver of problems Wherever I go, I hear people asking for solutions to transforming our food system into a more sustainable one. While there are no silver bullets, I believe that it is important to look at the approaches that are working and understand how … Continue reading Solutionism: using tried and tested approaches to confront global challenges

Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems – Publication date: May 18th

Two years ago we planted the seed for Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems and now the book is set to be published on May 18th... just in time for the Second Annual Insects to Feed the World Conference in Wuhan, China! The book is built around eight different sections on themes such as gastronomy, culture, … Continue reading Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems – Publication date: May 18th

New book on the way!

In April 2016, Roberto Flore and I met with two editors from Springer Nature, one of the largest academic publishers in the world. This exciting meeting sparked the beginning of an ambitious book project called Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems. On October 8th, we reached a major milestone in the book project when we sent … Continue reading New book on the way!