A new species of insect is causing very
little damage to this seasons crop of okra.
Shown here is a photo of the new species. Green Okra
(galbinus cemexis okrus)
new insect has been sighted throughout the South,
with the densest population residing in fields
adjacent to Bayou Pompideaux.
Louisiana okra is known locally for it's fine texture
and the perfect ingredient for dat good enuf
garontee Cajun Gumbo,
There was, at first, concern about the culinary
effect it might have on the taste buds.
Gaston Thibedeaux, Executive Chef, at Mama Mouton's
Snack Bar and Exxon Gas Station, made this
"Dem petit babette ce tres bon, when steamed wit
de "mud bugs", or serv wit de boudin. Dey tast lak
chikin, you know.and dere petit
rouge tongs taste lak cayenne pepper.
Laissez les bon temps rouler
Photo showing infestation
It has been determined The OKRA CLUSTERBUG is not detrimental to your health Dr.Paul Ding , stated scientific studies have proven the nutritional value, supplements the daily protein recommended by the AMA. Some consumers were concerned about the CLUSTERBUGS little red tongues..
Ms. Mary L. Lamberson, World Renowned Dietician (and part time sheep farmer), suggests adding one/half cup of Pimento Peppers to stewed okra to disguise THE DISGUSTING LITTLE BOOGERS.