Heavy rains sparked unprecedented breeding of locusts on the Arabian peninsula in 2019, the UN said. The insects have since fanned out and wreaked havoc on farms from East Africa to India before making their way into Pakistan from Iran.
The insect-infested menu features among other dishes, a "bug mac", fried tarantula tempura, sweet potato cream with bee larvae, silkworm and mango flambe, and even a cricket cheesecake dessert.
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