Friday, July 29, 2011

Baked oysters

@ mirandablue
Too bad these succulent oysters were literally drowned in butter.  Personally, I prefer to eat oysters on a half-shell including the juice, raw or blanched with just a twist of lemon or vinegar dip.  Other preparations with added condiments "spoil" the distinctive flavor of oyster. But outside the family, I only have a few friends who can eat oysters the way I do.  On a dare, they'd eat baked oysters---but too squeamish to chew.

So this was another appetizer on a Saturday night-out with a couple of friends.  We drowned our sorrows, laughed at our faux pas and ate oysters to awaken the senses.

@ mirandablue

I'm linking to Willa's Food Trip Friday

19 comments:

Photo Cache said...

I like my oysters raw as well. It was not easy getting the hang of eating raw oysters, but it only takes practice. Now I love it.

That preparation with probably less 1/2 the butter would be best for mussels - that would be my personal preference.

Mirage said...

Looks like a good way to spend a night out with friends - not much of an oyster fan but wouldn't say no either :D

imriz said...

too bad, i can only dip my sorrows at eating mussels, no oysters for me...i don't know...

were they able to break down urs?

happy friday, luna.

January said...

wow.. ang sarap..

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Vhen said...

i dont eat that, but looks delicious :)

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MJ said...

Looks delicious! But I haven't tried eating oysters

lyzacruz88 said...

I love these! sarap-sarap!

Thanks for dropping by :)

Jean Soo said...

i prefer raw oyster over cooked ones! you're right! a squeeze of lemon is all it needs.. yumm!!

but i do love mussels prepared in such a way like your baked oyster here! :)

♥FoodTripFriday♥ said...

Too bad for me as well bc I do not eat Oyster.

cheerful said...

that's really delicious, we love oysters but just expensive here! visiting from FTF, have a great weekend! :)

Tetcha said...

I love baked oysters, but we seldom order these because they're quite pricey! LOL! Thanks for the visit!

My Sassy Chef said...

Back then I hated oysters, but I learned to love them! :)

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nuts said...

oh my goodness. I love oysters but I just can't find fresh one here. i'm craving..waaaa

darly said...

unfortunately for me, oysters and i don't agree with each other :(

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witsandnuts said...

I also like baked scallops. Grabe, lalo akong nagutom. I can't eat yet till I get home because it's Ramadan.

Down or Just me said...

These look so delicious! I'm so in the mood for an oyster dish now... seafood tonight with the wonderful boyfriend! :D
-Chelsea

Rug Cleaning Los Angeles said...

I love oysters! I don't think I've ever had the baked version though... I might have to try them for dinner tonight :D

Therapist New York said...

I like oysters, don't love them though. I usually have them raw, with just a little lemon juice and sometimes some sriracha sauce. I tried Oysters Rockefeller once and they were alright, I would like to try them baked like this, but I don't know if I want them drowned in butter- love butter, but don't want to drink it.

Furniture Stores in Los Angeles said...

I am one of those people who finds raw oysters hard to eat and too chewy to handle. Is the baked one less chewy?