• Live Whelks - 500g

Live Whelks - 500g

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

Data sheet
0.5 kg
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Sophie D.
published the 03/01/2022 following an order made on 19/12/2021

Malgré le lavage, la cuisson à deux eaux, certains avaient un goût fort

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Claude F.
published the 31/12/2021 following an order made on 19/12/2021

beaux bulots , emballage parfait

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Alain M.
published the 19/11/2021 following an order made on 08/11/2021

Très bin produit

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Anonymous customer
published the 24/08/2021 following an order made on 11/08/2021

pas mal

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Anonymous customer
published the 31/07/2021 following an order made on 27/07/2021

Prix correct pour des bulots de calibres parfaits et propres

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