Post Profile






The Weird History of Oysters as Aphrodisiacs

The cold truth on a half shell. The post The Weird History of Oysters as Aphrodisiacs appeared first on WIRED.
read more

share

Related Posts


Get Your Oyster Fix for Less -- The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill Offers Half Shell Special for National Oyster Day, August 5

United States / Atlanta : Atlanta Dish

Suck down a bevy of bivalves without blowing a wad of cash on National Oyster Day. Down the magnificent mollusks for half the moolah at The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill on National Oyster Day, Friday, August 5. Join in the celebration ...

Oyster shell dissolution rates in estuarine waters: effects of pH and shell legacy

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification

Oyster shell is a crucial component of healthy oyster reefs. Shell planting has been a main component of oyster restoration efforts in many habitats and has been carried out on scales from individual and grassroots efforts to multia...

Some Enterprising Guy Shucked Oysters on the Subway

United States / New York : Grub Street

Anyone who's ever read Mark Kurlansky's The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell has heard that early New Yorkers once ate oysters by the several-dozen at markets, in oyster saloons, stalls, shanties, and pretty much every filthy 1...

Oyster industry struggles to adapt to climate change

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification

Ocean acidification has reduced some oyster yields by 80% or more. Oysters on the half shell may be a delicacy, but oysters need their shells to grow and thrive in the first place. Unfortunately, increasing levels of ocean acidifica...

Amorous Affairs on the Half Shell

Lifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

Are oysters really aphrodisiacs? I’m asked that question every time I present an oyster-and-wine-pairing seminar, host a group of oyster lovers out at the farm, or train a restaurant’s staff. I am far from the first to opine on the ...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC