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Tucker surfed in Costa Rica, off Mexico and in the Pacific, fished, and dove for abalone.
From a flattop grill helmed by a single chef, guests try an excellent twist on a tamale that’s almost as airy as a soufflé, in addition to quarter-sized baby abalone served with a sauce made from its own liver.
The buttons made in William Masinda's shop were fashioned from abalone and other types of shell harvested in the waters of Australia and New Zealand.
Standing beside a piece of drilling equipment, Mark Masinda holds a piece of abalone shell from which button blanks have been drilled.
Bake, the Trinidadian bread that is not baked but fried, is topped with slices of lardo and local abalone instead of the traditional shark bits.
In between there are tiny ring bags a gal could dangle from her finger, purses made from abalone shells, purses with swingy flapper fringe and gold-mesh glamour bags from the 1950’s.
And the menu, Nguyen said, will have the kind of food typically served at a Vietnamese wedding banquet, like abalone and sautéed lobster.
The black bean sauce with steamed spare ribs tastes especially savory; the abalone sauce on the chicken feet a bit richer than the typical oyster sauce.
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Origin and Etymology of abalone
First Known Use: 1850See Words from the same year
ABALONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of abalone for English Language Learners
: a type of shellfish that is eaten as food and that has a shell that is lined with a hard white material (called mother-of-pearl)
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