Periwinkle - Littorina littorea

Shellfish  <<  Periwinkle

 Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Periwinkle,  Littorina littorea
 

Range:

North Atlantic

Seasonality:

Year-round

Method of Capture:

Hand-picked

Sustainability Consideration:

Hand-picking periwinkles leaves no lasting impact on the ecosystem.

Size Range:

1 inch

Flavor and Texture:

Mild, clean clam-like flavor with a chewy texture

Cooking Tips:

steam or boil to remove from shell, sauté