Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
Cooking makes them easier to shuck.
Oyster species aren't so different from wine grapes.
Oyster Mushroom Guidelines
Get them out of the plastic!
Shucking an Oyster
Differentiate the cup and flat sides, the pointed and rounded ends.