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Recipe for Oysters

  • 3-4 oysters per person
  • A pinch of pepper
  • A pinch of ground lovage
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) olive oil
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) wine
  • 1 tsp (5ml) garum
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) honey (optional)
  • Open the oyster shells as near as possible to the time of eating. (Your lcal fishmonger can do them for you or may offer advice on how to open them)
  • They can be served raw or stewed or baked, then covered with the sauce before serving.
  • Mix the pepper and lovage with the egg yolks.
  • Add the vinegar, a drop at a time, to make a smooth mixture.
  • Stir in the olive oil, wine and garum.
  • Honey may be added if desired.
  • Mix all thoroughly together, pour over the oysters and serve.
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