24 Apr '11, 1am

See how Putien does bamboo clams! They squirt!

It's the middle of spring, and no better time than now to enjoy bamboo clams from the scenic coastal town of Putian in the Fujian province of China. These particular bamboo clams are are at their best between March and May, although they are available until September. You probably won't be able to find these in your regular wet market. They are specially flown in from Putian by Putien Restaurant two to three times a week. Putien specialises in Heng Hwa cuisine from Fujian, which traditionally is more light and down-to-earth. At a media tasting showcasing their latest spring menu , Putien also showed us how they process the bamboo clams. The bamboo clams are packed straight from where they are harvested and shipped in a special ice box, suspended in a semi-frozen "hibernating" state. When they are revived in salt water, they spout water like little fountains in a self-clean...

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