What are the best months to eat oysters?
All! The rule of eating oysters in months that contain the letter ‘R’ is no longer applicable. In the summer-time their milk does not make them less succulent.
How to choose oysters?
You can eat oysters all year round. A good oyster is a fresh oyster. So when you choose your oysters be sure that the shell, which keeps the oyster fresh, is tightly closed and undamaged. Moreover oysters must be sold in their original packages accompanied by an ID/health mark.
How to preserve oysters?
If you want to taste your oysters the same day, open them at the last moment. Place them on a bed of seaweed or crushed ice. If you prefer to consume them later, leave them closed in order to retain all their water and freshness. Store oysters in their wooden box, the hollowed side of the shell downward, in a cool ventilated place between 5 and 15°C. This way you can keep your oysters for up to 10 days.
What are the benefits of oysters?
Oyster is a true treasure!
Not only for its riches and varieties, but because it’s a whole element, tonic, rich in quality proteins, full of vitamins, minerals and light.
70 calories for 8 oysters approximately!
- iron and magnesium excellent to fight fatigue and lack of concentration
potassium good for heart functioning
- copper and manganese combined with iron, contribute to blood regeneration
- calcium essential to bone formation and cell functioning
- selenium to slow the aging process of arterial tissue
- phosphor, sodium, fluorine help to reduce caries
Oyster facilitates the secretion of gastric juice, so it is perfect as aperitif and it is highly digestible (digestion time is relatively short).
Oyster is a natural source of essential nutrients and full of benefits for our organism.
What special about the ‘Speciale’ oyster?
Speciale oysters are grown in special areas where they have more food, thanks to which they become more plump, with meat rate > 10.5% of their total weight.
An oysters be opened by everyone?
Yes of course! Our easy-open oyster has been developed for that purpose.
How to cook oysters?
Oyster au gratin
Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cook time : 5 to 10 minutes
Servings 4 pers. : 24 or 32 Normandy oysters, salt, black pepper, parsley, shallot,
Preheat oven to th. 4
Open oysters and place them in gratin dish. Chop finely parsley and shallot then add a knob of butter and mix it up. Salt and pepper oysters. Place a small knob of that preparation on each oyster. Bake in the oven until topping is browned. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.