Fermented bee larvae: a gift of the Mekong Delta’s cajuput forest

Fermented bee larvae: a gift of the Mekong Delta’s cajuput forest

Cajuput trees blooms in November, feeding large numbers of honey bees in the Mekong Delta’s U Minh Forest. As local hunters plunder the hives of honey, they often grab a few larvae to eat as a prized source of protein. Traditionally, the larvae are…