Blanched Tua Tua Clams
These Clams have been purged of sand, graded, and quickly blanched to preserve the quality and integrity of the clam's unique flavour and textures. This guarantees they reach you in perfect condition year round.
The Tua Tua exhibits a delicate, sweet aroma of fresh kelp and toasted nori. The flavour of the raw clam is lightly oceanic with clean citrus notes. Cooked, the clam has a range of savoury characteristics, reminiscent of lightly smoked fish and Japanese soy.
Shipping Time: Wednesday to Friday
Availability: In stock
Harvested from the low tide zone, 2 to 4 metres, the Tua Tua has a smooth clean shell is cream to light moss in colour. It has a distinctive mild, sweet ‘ocean spray’ flavour and a rich, creamy texture.
Preparation: Well suited to both raw and cooked preparations, Serve raw or quickly warmed and add to your favourite sauce or a dressing. The Tua Tua is especially suited to dishes consisting of a full flavour.
Availability: All year round
Shelf life: Best consumed on arrival or within 3 days of receival.
Fish for your health: Clams are a lean source of protein, are rich in minerals, vitamins, and Omega- 3 fatty acids.
Suggested wines: For simple steamed clams, try a Sauvignon Blanc or a dry Rosé. For clams in cream sauce, try a mid-range white Burgundy or a medium-oaked Chardonnay. Clams in tomato sauce require an acidic Sauvignon Blanc.
|Shipping Time||Wednesday to Friday|
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