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Kumamoto Oysters

**AVAILABLE TO SHIP BEGINNING JAN 9th**

 

The Kumamoto oyster, celebrated as a global culinary gem, is highly sought after for its extraordinary flavor profile that transcends culinary boundaries. Imbued with a nuanced blend of subtle brininess and velvety creaminess, these oysters deliver a consistently succulent, plump, and firm meat experience that tantalizes the taste buds throughout the day. Remarkably, these shellfish are sized approximately like a half dollar, (and sometimes smaller) underscoring their delicately proportioned allure.

 

Origins trace back to the bay on the Japanese island Kyushu, lending the Kumamoto oyster its distinctive name. While its roots lie in Kyushu, these oysters have found a thriving habitat in the fertile expanses of Humboldt Bay, nestled in the northern reaches of California. The cultivation process demands several years for these oysters to attain their optimal size, yet the resulting flavor profile—a harmonious marriage of salty and sweet notes—undeniably compensates for any temporal investment.

 

Noteworthy is the challenge associated with obtaining true Kumamoto oysters, as their popularity and intricate cultivation process make them a rare find at everyday oyster bars. Despite this rarity, connoisseurs attest that the efforts invested in acquiring these oysters are profoundly rewarding. The compact size, coupled with the unparalleled taste, positions Kumamoto oysters as not merely a delicacy but a testament to the artistry of oyster cultivation.

 

Beyond their gastronomic allure, these oysters hold a special place for novice oyster enthusiasts, offering an ideal introduction to the world of oyster appreciation. The delicate dimensions and extraordinary flavor of Kumamoto oysters make them a cherished choice for those embarking on their oyster journey or seasoned aficionados seeking a symphony of flavors encapsulated in every bite. In essence, the Kumamoto oyster stands as a testament to the pursuit of culinary excellence and the delicate balance of flavors that define the art of oyster consumption.

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Price is per dozen.

 

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Kumamoto Oysters

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