OYSTER TASTING: THE GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICES

Jun 24, 2021 2 min read
OYSTER TASTING: THE GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICES

Contrary to the legend of the months in "r", we can eat oysters all year round! There are several reasons to consume them regularly, especially for the benefits they provide you.

In addition to its superpowers, the oyster has the advantage of being able to be tasted at any time of the day.

On the port during the morning, as an aperitif, served on a seafood platter as a starter or eaten hot as a main course. Do you still need to know how to taste them! In this article we offer you a small practical guide to consume your oysters in the best way!

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR OYSTERS?

First, you must always check the label on the bourriche. It must contain several information: the provenance and the date of packaging.

Good to know: The oyster reaches its fullness a few days after it comes out of the water.

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR OYSTERS?

Once you have chosen your bourriche, you must open them. We advise you to open them about half an hour before tasting. Bring a special knife and a tea towel to hold the oyster. Place your thumb about 1 cm from the blade, cut the muscle and lift the shell. Always empty the water from the oysters so that the mollusc produces a second, much tastier!

HOW TO PRESENT YOUR OYRES?


Regarding the presentation, it's time for your imagination! Nevertheless, be careful with ice, the cold freezes oysters and reduces their aromas. Instead, prefer a carpet of algae or coarse salt.


HOW TO TASTE YOUR OYSTERS?


We advise you to taste them raw and plain, chew them to fully enjoy all their flavors! You can optionally add a drizzle of lemon caviar or a little vinegar to the shallot. They can also be accompanied by rye bread and salted butter.

You can also decide to cook your oysters and eat them hot.

For this type of tasting, prefer oysters of beautiful size and well fleshy.

Several cooking methods and recipes exist for hot oysters, check out our recipes for hot oysters with curry, ginger and white wine.

Discover our range of oysters and order online here!

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