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Oysters Gillardeau

L’Ambiance des Halles, the fishmonger advertised a variety of newly arrived gourmet oysters so Jade and I thought we might as well get them while the getting was good!  We drafted M. Parret and his daughter-in-law, Selene, to accompany us … Continue reading

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Juicy, Deep Fried Gillardeau Oysters

Now I know some of you Gallophile, oyster connoisseurs (Roger) are just going to shudder and perhaps mutter one or two shocked “ooh la’s”, when you read that I’ve had the Gaul :)  to deep fry one of France’s most … Continue reading

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Grilled Tarboureich Oysters with Garlic Lemon Butter

In addition to moving some chicken thighs from the freezer, I had a number of items in the refrigerator that needed to be recycled.  Bo-ring!  So instead of immediately getting to it, Jade and I spent the morning loitering around … Continue reading

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Doing Jade’s Bento

A lot of things were going on today.  There was the dentist, the veterinarian, the pharmacy, the market, the fishmonger, the supermarket, M. Parret and a rebellious gas grill.  I won’t bore you with the details but amid all this to-ing and … Continue reading

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Wild Mediterranean Oysters with Lime Mayonnaise

Last night I had a hard time getting to sleep.  Something kept saying, “Hello! Fish!”  I think my body was rebelling against the hearty, meaty diet I sustained in Alsace.  In any case, it was a day to make a visit to … Continue reading

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Crab Cakes with Salsa and Oysters with Roquefort Butter

I just cannot resist those Taboureich or rose oysters.   Inspired by Greg’s post on crab cakes, I ordered some crab meat from the fish market.   When I went to pick it up this morning, the siren song of … Continue reading

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Sarkozy’s Oysters Banh Mi

I guess I forgot to note in my last post on taboureich or rose oysters that these are supposed to be Sarkozy’s favorite oysters. http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/08/15/step-away-from-the-fish-market/   When we were back in the fish market today, the owner mentioned this again.  Yeah, … Continue reading

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