Skip to content
essento, delicious insects

Insect starter set with cookbook (in German)

CHF 64.10
Incl. VAT, plus shipping & handling (CHF 9.–)
Free shipping over CHF 80.–

You want to get to know the world of insects? Our insect starter set with cookbook is what you need. You can learn more about the delicious protein source together with our insect cookbook „Grillen, Heuschrecken & Co.” (in English “Crickets, Grasshoppers & Co.”, available in German).

SKU: 23 701 Categories: , ,


Our insect starter set includes:


Allergy information

Insects can contain traces of gluten. People with allergies to crustaceans and molluscs and/or dust mite can have an allergic reaction to the consumption of insects.



You can snack the insects directly from the package, add some spices, rehydrate or roast them in a pan with a bit of oil. More tips and tricks are available in our blog. Our best recipes are available here.


Store your insects and insect products in dark, cool and dry location in their package or in a closed container.


The insects are sourced from the EU and are breed for human consumption under controlled conditions. For the selection of the insect farmers, we pay close attention to the standards of animal welfare, organic feed that does not compete with human food as well as energy efficiency. The use of antibiotics, hormones or medicines is not tolerated in our breeding farms.

About the cookbook

„Grillen, Heuschrecken & Co.” is the first insect cookbook in Switzerland written by Essento. Whether you are preparing a quick dinner, a gourmet menu or a dessert – our cookbook offers a selection of close to 50 recipes for every occasion. You find even 7 recipes, which were created by top chefs with overall three Michelin stars. In addition, several experts have contributed with interesting essays about insects as food. Discover the world of insects with our book!

You may also like…

  • Cricket flour

    CHF 18.50
    Read more

Shopping Bag