The Art of Eating an Oyster

White wine picpoul de pinet, oysters and lemon

Some Pearls of Wisdom Oyster farming is a thriving part of the culture and economy of the Étang de Thau (the Thau Lagoon between Sète and Bouzigues) in the Languedoc Roussillon and the picturesque town of Bouzigues produces the most sought-after oysters in Europe. That is because, due to the higher density of salt in […]

Sea Urchins: Facts, Fiction and How To Eat Them!

A sea urchin opened with orange flesh on a wooden pole by a lagoon

SEA URCHINS: A REVELATION What is it that makes one fall in love with the south of France? Is it the lifestyle, climate, food, wine…? For me it was all of the above – plus my future husband, a young medical student. Thirty years ago, rather than return home to Canada after a one-year work […]