Chocolatier serves up cicada sweets

Cicadas dipped in chocolate

are sold in this shop

LOCATION: Maryland, United States

The shop has a ten-day

backlog of cicada orders

NAME: Sarah Dwyer, Chouquette Chocolates Owner

"When you combine the chocolate, the cinnamon and the nuttiness of the bugs, it really gives you that holiday feeling of when you're walking around a big city and they're roasting nuts on the sidewalk, that cinnamon smell, it's really what it tastes like."

They gather cicadas from trees behind the store

The bugs are then frozen, boiled and fried

"I did go to pastry school in Paris to learn my dipping technique. I'm pretty sure no one thought I would be using it on cicadas."

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