Now I know oysters are one of those " you either love them! Or you hate them! " kind of seafood, but I urge you to try them if only once in a lifetime, if you really can't stand the idea of raw oysters, then I've the fantastically tasting soup that I'm going to share with you, incorporating oysters and Prosecco, a great way of starting a celebratory meal
My tips on oysters
Buy only the freshest of oysters from a reputable supplier
Buy only living oysters
Check they are alive by tapping them, they should close tightly, bin any that don't!
Open them just before you are about to use them
My tips on opening oysters
Hold the oyster in a tea towel in one hand and have a BLUNT knife in the other