Escargot

How to eat snail caviar

Did you know that when snails mate, it can take hours to complete the act? Once everything is done and dusted, the snails lay only about 100 eggs in the soil. Snail eggs or snail caviar is usually served as an earthy, woodsy garnish for blinis, salads, or soups. It looks like little white pearls. Many …

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Nutritional Value of Snails

Snails are super nutritious – one could say they are a superfood. The are very rich in protein and very low in fat, therefore they make a very healthy meal. It is estimated that Escargots contain 80% water, 15% protein and 2,4% fat. Nutritional value of raw snails (per 100 grams): Water: 79 grams Protein: …

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Snail Festival in Spain

Have you ever been to a festival dedicated to eating snails? Foodie lovers can visit one of the many Snail festivals across Europe, or as French say it ‘Escargot’ festivals. It is truly a gastronomic experience one should definitely put on their bucket list. For some cultures eating snails is a regular thing of an …

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Escargot Festival in France

You can visit a great snail festival in France – Bertric Burée’s snail festival. Every year in May visitors and locals alike enjoy a delicious feast in a small village in Dordogne where nearly 100,000 snails are consumed. Read more about the festival and history of breeding and eating escargots here For the exact dates …

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Snail Race in England

We have never heard of this before, however it has been regularly happening since 1960s! A snail race where snails have to travel a short distance. The world record is 2 minutes! Snails move so slowly because they get about by using tiny muscular contractions called pedal waves, according to National Geographic. Instead of speeding away …

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