eating etiquette (how to eat...)
Escargot is an edible snail, a gastropod mollusk that lives on land in a spiral one-piece shell, a delicacy farmed extensively in France, Turkey, and Algeria.
Table manners for eating escargot. When escargot is served as an appetizer in garlic butter:
- the shell is held in a napkincovered hand or is gripped with a scissor-like tong;
- a snail fork is held in the other hand and used to extract the meat with a pulling motion; and
- dip the escargot into butter sauce, if provided.
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