A Geography of Oysters: The Connoisseur's Guide to Oyster Eating in North America

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A Geography of Oysters: The Connoisseur's Guide to Oyster Eating in North America
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Paperback, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2008, ISBN13 9781596915480, ISBN10 159691548X

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"A wide-ranging, thorough, breezily written guide to oysters as cuisine" ("Boston Globe"), "A Geography of Oysters "is the complete guide to understanding, serving, and savoring one of North America's most delicious foods--an Amazon Best of the Year 2007 selection.

In this passionate, playful, and indispensable guide, oyster aficionado Rowan Jacobsen takes readers on a delectable tour of the oysters of North America. Region by region, he describes each oyster's appearance, flavor, origin, and availability, as well as explaining how oysters grow, how to shuck them without losing a finger, how to pair them with wine (not to mention beer), and why they're one of the few farmed seafoods that are good for the earth as well as good for you. Packed with fabulous recipes, maps, and photos, plus lists of top oyster restaurants, producers, and festivals, "A Geography of Oysters "is both delightful reading and the guide that oyster lovers of all kinds have been waiting for.

About this item

"A wide-ranging, thorough, breezily written guide to oysters as cuisine" ("Boston Globe"), "A Geography of Oysters "is the complete guide to understanding, serving, and savoring one of North America's most delicious foods--an Amazon Best of the Year 2007 selection.

In this passionate, playful, and indispensable guide, oyster aficionado Rowan Jacobsen takes readers on a delectable tour of the oysters of North America. Region by region, he describes each oyster's appearance, flavor, origin, and availability, as well as explaining how oysters grow, how to shuck them without losing a finger, how to pair them with wine (not to mention beer), and why they're one of the few farmed seafoods that are good for the earth as well as good for you. Packed with fabulous recipes, maps, and photos, plus lists of top oyster restaurants, producers, and festivals, "A Geography of Oysters "is both delightful reading and the guide that oyster lovers of all kinds have been waiting for.

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Publisher: St Martins Pr
Publish Date: Sep 2008
ISBN-13: 9781596915480
ISBN-10: 159691548X
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 298
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.66
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.5 x 8.25 x 1.0
Walmart No.: 9781596915480
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