We often get asked about oyster gear, knives in particular. Here are a few of our favourite tools.
Tools of the trade…a selection of oyster knives suitable for Australian oysters.
Three favourite oyster knives, from left to right a Dexter, OXO and Inox.
The real deal and a touch of history from the Sydney restaurant scene: these aluminium oyster platters were originally from the Bayswater Brasserie, a leader in shuck-to-order culture in Sydney in the 1980s. They were a prized gift to me from Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay.
An oyster knife made with a bit of weathered bush stick for a handle. ..a gift from the oyster knife workshop, Fix & Make, Hotel Hotel, Canberra.
This oyster cup can make life a bit easier and save a few nicks and scratches. Buy one or perhaps knock up something similar yourself.