Tag Archives: oysters

Chez le ‘Monger

We’ve been craving tarbouriech oysters but alas my fishmonger says it’s not the season and if you buy them now, they’re white and poisonous looking inside.  Bleah! In any case, although there’s no “r” in July, we booked an outdoor … Continue reading

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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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