In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- If one mentions the word aquaculture in Ireland, the first thing that comes to mind is most probably salmon or shellfish like mussels, oysters and scallops.
- Pressed down flat against kayak decks, our noses almost scraping the sharp oyster shells that cling to the cavern roof, we inch our way through darkness and claustrophobia.
- Some oysters and also the bivalve Spondylus were found attached to the dinosaur bones.
- When a hard shell protects the prey, such as mussels and oysters, the starfish tugs steadily with its arms until the shells part slightly.
- The sumptuous VIP room - the Krug Room - is an intimate setting where indulgence is accompanied by fine delicacies like oysters and caviar.
- While larvae can settle around docks or boat hulls, their preferred habitat is an oyster shell on an oyster reef.
- During the gold rush days, big spenders along the U.S. West Coast developed a taste for a new delicacy - the Olympia oyster.
- When overseas avoid peeled fruits, vegetables and salads and especially raw foods, oysters and shellfish.
- They had no luck with the fishing, which our friendly warden blamed on commercial fishing in the area, but came back with several varieties of shell fish including mussels, oysters, crab and paua.
- And after a satisfying day of bird-watching, treat yourself to a scrumptious meal of Maryland's famous blue crabs, oysters, or a freshly caught fish.
- Environmental health officer Ray Parle explained that shellfish like mussels, oysters, clams and scallops filter their food from the water like a sieve.
- Turn the chicken and cut from the tail to the head to remove the leg from the carcass and pop out the oyster.
- They discovered that small beads could be carved out of the shells of freshwater mussels and inserted into oysters to artificially form pearls.
- Tip the bird over slightly, and with the point of the knife remove the oyster and the small dark portion found on the side-bone.
- Bivalves like oysters, mussels and scallops are particularly prone to contamination because of the way they feed.
- The canal offers a rich array of shellfish, including oysters, clams, mussels, and Dungeness crab, which can go from water to table in less than two hours.
- Traditional pairings often find Chardonnay-dominant wines with oysters, caviar, lobster, shellfish, smoked salmon, sashimi/sushi and Thai cuisine.
- Lot 61 also boasts excellent, chic snacks ranging from beer-braised short ribs and Thai mussels to oysters and caviar.
- Loch Fyne is Scotland's longest and deepest sea loch, and at its head, the Loch Fyne Oysters company farms oysters and mussels for consumption in its own restaurants as well as in many others in Britain.
- Later in the night everyone got an opportunity to sample the local seafood with lots of oysters and mussels available to eat in the local hostelries.
- Coastal wetlands are also essential for important shellfish including shrimp, blue crabs, oysters and clams.
- Seafood is used in such delicacies as oysters in black bean sauce, prawns wrapped in seaweed, cucumber crab rolls, and clam and winter melon soup.
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- While Tisci focused on black and oyster, Lacroix used a vast array of colors and along with the rich details of beads, laces, corsets, flounces and satin.
- Suit colours for the summer include stone, muted grey, cream and oyster.
- If you don't want to go beyond white, update your color with tone-on-tone neutrals like ecru, oyster, almond or biscuit.
- With unbounded flair, Tia couples opalescent shades of princess and oyster in the finest cotton with stiff denim to capture the edgy allure of modern London.
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