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Oysters!

blackgrass

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I actually found a pearl in an oyster just a couple of weeks ago!



Should I have sent them back?
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Originally Posted by tlaxa
I love oysters, although I really don't like them raw. Too sticky and oily. I prefer them slightly steamed, no sauce.

There is a Chinese restaurant in Amsterdam that does these huge oysters, steamed with a bit of black bean sauce and topped with sliced chilis.

Freaking great. Eat the oyster, then pour the excess sauce over some steamed rice.

They used to think I was nuts for sitting down and just ordering plates of oysters with a couple of bowls of steamed rice

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you don't know what you're missing!
 

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Originally Posted by VKK3450
There is a Chinese restaurant in Amsterdam that does these huge oysters, steamed with a bit of black bean sauce and topped with sliced chilis.

Freaking great. Eat the oyster, then pour the excess sauce over some steamed rice.

They used to think I was nuts for sitting down and just ordering plates of oysters with a couple of bowls of steamed rice

K


This steam cooking with black bean sauce is very typical of the Chinese cuisine. Not just oysters, mussels, even fish can be cooked this way.

This past weekend I frequented the Oyster Bar in Grand Central Station in NYC. Between my wife and me we had 3 dozen oysters of different varieties, almost all East Coast. I found that my favorite are the Northeast varieties, specifically varieties from Massachusetts.
 

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Originally Posted by lee_44106
This steam cooking with black bean sauce is very typical of the Chinese cuisine. Not just oysters, mussels, even fish can be cooked this way.
+1 Clams in spicy black bean sauce with rice is delicious.
 

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Originally Posted by sonick
+1 Clams in spicy black bean sauce with rice is delicious.

It's ALL about the sauce.
 

tlaxa

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Plain steamed oysters are also great. In fact, plain steamed seafood is great. You can actually taste the sea. (For better or worse)

As a bonus, when its steamed you get the oyster's "water" (I think its condensation flavoured by the oyster's shell...or something). That's great sauce in its own right.
 

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