Tapes decussatus Venerus decussatus
American names include quahog, littleneck. cherrystone...
- a lamellibranch mollusk with a dark shell
- found in two completely different places: silt and gravel
- In the former case, you have to fish for them in holes, that is by digging under the figure-8 shaped holes left by the clams in the silt. Otherwise, collect them near rocks, places that are both stony and sandy, and scrape the bottom with a claw at low tide.
Tomato Gazpacho Granita with Shellfish Tartar and Herbs
Jacques et Laurent Pourcel, Le Jardin des Sens, France
Hake and langoustine rolls in lettuce leaves with clam broth and little confit tomatoes
Bruno Barbieri, Cotidie, Angleterre
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