By Rowan Jacobsen
“A wide-ranging, thorough, breezily written advisor to oysters as cuisine” (Boston Globe), A Geography of Oysters is the total advisor to knowing, serving, and savoring certainly one of North America’s such a lot scrumptious foods—an Amazon better of the yr 2007 selection.
In this passionate, playful, and crucial advisor, oyster aficionado Rowan Jacobsen takes readers on a tasty travel of the oysters of North the USA. area via quarter, he describes every one oyster’s visual appeal, style, beginning, and availability, in addition to explaining how oysters develop, easy methods to shuck them with out wasting a finger, find out how to pair them with wine (not to say beer), and why they’re one of many few farmed seafoods which are reliable for the earth in addition to best for you. jam-packed with significant recipes, maps, and photographs, plus lists of best oyster eating places, manufacturers, and fairs, A Geography of Oysters is either pleasant interpreting and the consultant that oyster fanatics of all types were expecting.
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