Oysters Bluff 1st Grade Shucked 2 Dozen/Fresh - OUT OF SEASON
Made famous by the annual Bluff Oyster & Food Festival, some say that Bluff oysters are the finest in the world. The Bluff Oyster has a creamy coloured meat, which is delicate and succulent, with a medium oil content.
Price is per 2 dozen.
The Bluff Oyster fresh season is approximately February through to July each year.
Subject to catch, weather and availability
Bluff Oysters, otherwise known as dredge oysters, are widely distributed around the coast, where they form dense beds in gravel or coarse sand bottoms from 25 to 50 metres deep.
Made famous by the annual Bluff Oyster & Food Festival, some say that Bluff oysters are the finest in the world. They are grown slowly in the cold clean waters of the Foveaux Strait. In season, they are dredged by Bluffs oyster fleet.
Availability: Fresh Bluff Oysters season is from approximately February to June each year. Frozen Bluff Oysters can be purchased year round while stocks last.
Shelf life: Best consumed on arrival or within 5 days from packed on date, check date on pottle.
Fish for your health: Shellfish provides an excellent source of Omega 3, an essential fatty acid which helps in lowering blood cholesterol and maintaining a healthy circulatory system.
Suggested wines: The herbal and citrus flavours and aromas of a Sauvignon Blanc pair perfectly with the tanginess of the Bluff Oyster. If you prefer a more full-bodied wine, the oaky creaminess of chardonnay matches beautifully with the sweet creaminess of Bluff oysters.
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