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Title The Essential Oyster : A Salty Appreciation of Taste and Temptation / Rowan Jacobsen.
Author Jacobsen, Rowan, author.
Publication New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2016, copyright 2016.
Description 1 online resource (304 pages).
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Call # eBOOK
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Summary A decade ago, Rowan Jacobsen wrote a book called A Geography of Oysters that celebrated the romance of oysters, the primal rush of slurping a raw denizen of the sea, and the mysteries of molluscan terroir. The book struck a chord, and American oyster culture has been on a gravity-defying trajectory ever since. With lavish four-color photos throughout by renowned photographer David Malosh, The Essential Oyster is the definitive book for oyster-lovers everywhere, featuring stunning portraits, tasting notes, and backstories of all the top oysters, as well as recipes from America's top oyster chefs and a guide to the best oyster bars. Spotlighting about a third of the more than three hundred different oysters in North America today'the unique, the historically significant, the flat-out yummiest'The Essential Oyster introduces the oyster culture and history of every region of North America, as well as overseas. There is no coastline from British Columbia to Baja, from New Iberia to New Brunswick, that isn't producing great oysters. For the most part, these are deeper cupped, stronger shelled, finer flavored, and more stylish than their predecessors. Some have colorful stories to tell. Some have quirks. All have character. The Essential Oyster will help you find the best'and help you to cherish them better. That is what's captured'and celebrated'in these pages.
Note Title details screen (OverDrive, viewed November 21, 2016).
Subject Cooking -- Specific Ingredients -- Seafood.
Cooking with fish & seafood.
Cooking (Oysters)
Oyster culture.
Cooking (Oysters) (OCoLC)fst01753165
Oyster culture. (OCoLC)fst01049691
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
ISBN 9781632862570 (electronic bk.)
1632862573 (electronic bk.)

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