David Beckham adds insects to his gastronomic delights


Former England football captain David Beckham is nothing if not adventurous. He, who is currently on a trip to Mexico, took to social media on Monday to reveal his newfound interest in something that is rarely, if ever, seen at his favorite high-end restaurants. Insects. Lots and lots of bugs.

The former Manchester United and England midfielder moved to Mexico City as he took on one of the city’s long-standing culinary traditions at a local food shop.

He was in the countryside with his wife Victoria, 48, and their children Cruz, 17, and Harper, 11, at the wedding of family friend Marc Anthony at the weekend. The athlete was one of the best men, and Victoria designed the bride’s elegant dresses Daily writing reports.

On Instagram, Beckham shared photos with her 77 million followers of freshly made guacamole, rice pudding, salsa and salad, along with a bowl of what others would consider unappetizing.

David Beckham shares new fun about bugs (David Beckham/Instagram)

Dead insects, usually added to sauces and cocktails, were ready to mingle and decorate the traditional food collection.

David Beckham adds insects to his gastronomic delights

Beckham’s immediate admission of adding dead insects to the menu came as the European Union (EU) gave the green light for two other types of insects to be used as human food.

Breitbart London reports the powder form Purchased domestic – known as cricket at home – has been given the green light for human consumption in the EU, the authority’s documents have confirmed.

School children in the UK were also selected for a test diet containing worms.

This will soon continue across the EU with further approvals for the sale and consumption of the larval form Alphitobius diaperionus – also known as small worms – have been given the green light for human consumption in frozen, paste, dried and powdered forms.

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