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The oyster companion : a shucker's field guide for connoisseurs

Author: Patrick McMurray; Sandy Ingber
Publisher: Buffalo, New York ; Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Rich in history and lore, The Oyster Companion weaves together anecdotes from the author's experience as a restaurateur and competitive shucker with practical information on everything from opening oysters with finesse to ordering hard-to-get bivalves online. Fully illustrated with gorgeous color photography, the book includes: History of oysters in civilization Detailed breakdown of the differences among 50 oyster  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick McMurray; Sandy Ingber
ISBN: 9780228101581 0228101581
OCLC Number: 1064666637
Notes: "A Firefly Books / Black Walnut Book."
"A field guide"--Cover.
Originally published under title: Consider the oyster: a shucker's field guide. Toronto: McLelland & Stewart, ©2007.
Description: 254 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Consider the oyster
Responsibility: Patrick McMurray ; foreword by Ben Wright and Robin Hancock, The Wright Brothers, Borough, London ; introduction by Sandy Ingber, The Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant.

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A renowned restaurateur explains injury-free oyster-shucking, the history and lore of oysters and introduces the best oyster bars in the world.  Read more...

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Cookbooks to give this year: This handy guide to oysters written by the pub's owner, champion shucker Patrick McMurray, will soothe the ache of losing his Leslieville pub Ceili Cottage. With an Read more...

 
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