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Fresh Oysters Byzantine Recipe


  • 3-4 oysters per person
  • pinch of pepper
  • pinch of ground lovage
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tbls vinegar
  • 1 tbls olive oil
  • 1 tbls wine
  • 1 tsp anchovy essence
  • 1 tbls honey (optional)
Fresh Oysters

Fresh Oysters


  • Open the oysters as near as possible to the time of eating.
  • They may be served raw, stewed,or baked then covered with the following sauce.
  • Mix the pepper and lovage with the egg yolks, then add the vinegar, a drop at a time, to make a smooth mixture.
  • Stir in the olive oil, wine, and anchovy essence.
  • Honey may be added if you like. Mix all ingredients together thoughly and pour over oysters and serve.

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