The land snail

Snails are burrowers and live beneath the soil or in shaded areas. They have a spiral shell which doubles as protection and shade. The shell is 98% calcium-based. The pedal gland produces an adhesive substance that allows the snail to crawl. Land snails also have a muscular foot, one or two pairs of tentacles, and […]


Barefoot and Tiptoe (PTY) LTD – 2019

They say that life is that stuff that happens to you while you are out there frantically making plans. And so it is. Not only that. These things that make up life are not straight forward and plain. Well not for me anyway. This is not a complaint, merely an observation. From exotic mushrooms to […]


The Curtain method

An innovative new snail farming method: the curtain method has been implemented ith a huge success rate by Touchstone snails in Greece Using the curtain method in a snail farm has a lot of advantages, mainly pertaining to the better management of snails as well as the facility’s hygiene.Snail feces fall to the ground […]

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White Caviar

Planned by B&TT is a secondary product line which is the harvesting and supply of snail eggs to the market for consumption. Snail eggs have become a desirable delicacy in many markets and approaching that of caviar both in popularity as well as pricing. These snail eggs are formally being referred to as ‘white caviar’


Traditional French Garlic snails

Make the garlic or snail butter : mixing the butter, garlic and parsley with a pinch of salt and pepper. Rinse snails and place them (1 or 2 depending on size) or in empty shells or in snail dishes (it is also possible to put more into ramekins, if you want to make casseroles). Fill […]

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Wild Burgundy snail King Salmon Vol au Vent, with Wild mushroom Veloute

      From Ingredients: 4 Puff Pastry Shells or Vol au Vents, packaged or made from a separate recipe [Note A] 4oz Fresh King Salmon, skin-on, deboned Optional Accompaniments Rosemary and aged goat cheese Pesto [B] Beurre Rouge [C] Poaching Liquid for Salmon 1 quart of water Bay leaf Green peppercorns Fennel fronds […]


Snail Spaghetti from

Snail Spaghetti Recipe I will give this recipe with no measurements, since I assume you know how to cook pasta, and the rest of the ingredients are really a matter of taste. The snails of course, depend on availability. Ingredients First Preparation Snails (Purged) Salt Lemon peel (wax free lemons) Bay Leaves Onion, halved Peppercorns […]


Chinese snails in black bean sauce

Ingredients 3 lbs small snails in shell 2 tbs canola oil 2 tbs salty black beans, available at Asian markets 4 scallions, sliced on a bias, white and green parts 2 tbs fresh ginger, diced 2-3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup white wine Kosher salt and black pepper to taste Soy sauce and sugar to […]