A Geography of Oysters: The Connoisseur's Guide to Oyster by Rowan Jacobsen

By Rowan Jacobsen

 “A wide-ranging, thorough, breezily written consultant to oysters as cuisine” (Boston Globe), A Geography of Oysters is the whole consultant to knowing, serving, and savoring considered one of North America’s so much scrumptious foods—an Amazon better of the 12 months 2007 selection.

In this passionate, playful, and critical advisor, oyster aficionado Rowan Jacobsen takes readers on a tasty travel of the oysters of North the United States. zone by means of quarter, he describes every one oyster’s visual appeal, style, foundation, and availability, in addition to explaining how oysters develop, tips on how to shuck them with out wasting a finger, tips on how to pair them with wine (not to say beer), and why they’re one of many few farmed seafoods which are reliable for the earth in addition to right for you. full of wonderful recipes, maps, and pictures, plus lists of best oyster eating places, manufacturers, and gala's, A Geography of Oysters is either pleasant studying and the consultant that oyster fanatics of all types were anticipating.

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2006; Akratos and Tsihrintzis, 2007; Kadlec and Wallace, 2009; Gikas and Tsihrintzis, 2010). , 2011a), effluent recirculation (Reese, 2005; Stefanakis and Tsihrintzis, 2009a), and outlet water level raising (USEPA, 1988; Stefanakis and Tsihrintzis, 2009a). , 2006). At the initial applications of the CW technology, focus was given on the other CW types, since VFCWs generally possess higher operation cost. The gradual increase in the use of VFCWs was a result of the realization that HSF systems possess relatively low oxygen transfer capacity (OTC) for the demands of a secondary treatment, which respectively limits the ammonia nitrogen (NH4+-N) oxidizing capacity (Cooper, 1999).

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