Razor-Shell in Brine
As with other seafood, razor clams have nutritional qualities which are essential for health and balance. Minerals such as phosphorus, iodine, iron, sodium, low fat content, omega-3s, B vitamins and especially vitamin B-12, make this delicacy an excellent option for putting the useful with the pleasant. The fragrant taste still helps to cut down on salt, saving the body from hypertension. Digestion is easy. The pleasure is hard to counteract!
Solen Marginatus hid in the sand by digging holes. Its hydraulic foot, with a pressure capacity of up to two kilograms, pressed against the sand. Its squirt of water dispersed the grains and its shell descended with each strike, excavating the hiding place. But no matter how much it hid, it didn't go unnoticed. The keyhole it left in the sand, on the surface, was an invitation to the curious. And to connoisseurs of delicacies: naturally!
Ilustração Fatinha Ramos
Texto Eugénio Roda