Live whelks - 1kg

11,90 €

(11,90 € / kg)

Whelks can be eated whole, as an appetizer, on a seafood dish, or even mixed in a salads !

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Whelks (Buccinum undatum) are carnivorous gastropods, they can be found near the Channel coast, in shallow waters. They can also be called, cuckoos, rans, periwinkles or calicos. These large sea snails have a robust, spiral and wavy shell. Blondish colour when caught on sandy bottoms, but greener when caught in rocky bottoms. The whelks muscular feet are very developed and constitute most of the edible part. Used as bait for cod, the whelk is today one of the most popular products amongst fishmongers. Indeed, they are very famous for their delicious flesh and for their low calorific intake.

Idées recettes par ici : 

Gratin de moules et de bulots

Rillettes de bulots et de bigorneaux

Bulots de curry et crevettes

Asperges et bulots, mayo au pollen


To prepare the whelks, they must first be washed with cold water. Then dip them in boiling water with some herbs and sea salt to flavor your cooking water. Let them cook for 10 min, then let them cool down in the cooking water. Finally, drain the water and they are ready to eat ! Accompanied with a sauce (mayonnaise for example) or a slice of lemon or even aromatic herbs, these whelks will delight your taste buds.

Fishing Zone : Fished in atlantic North-East FAO27-7

Fishing Method : Bait box

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Alain C. published the 23/01/2019 following an order made on 17/01/2019


tres bon et frais

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Alain C. published the 01/12/2018 following an order made on 26/11/2018



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Mehdi B. published the 01/11/2018 following an order made on 26/10/2018


Livraison ponctuelle; tarif un peu cher.

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ALAIN C. published the 15/10/2018 following an order made on 07/10/2018



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Adeline D. published the 13/10/2018 following an order made on 09/10/2018


Faciles à cuire pour la texture et le goût qui nous est propre .Super de pouvoir faire un repas de brulots et non seulement en picorer quelques uns à l'apéritif . Nous apprécions le colis d'un kilo.

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Sylviane V. published the 28/09/2018 following an order made on 24/09/2018


tres frais

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