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Friday Feature Photo: Slow Food Spain

Snails

Photographer: Ryan Opaz

Capture Date: 2007

Location: Spain

About: Live in Catalunya long enough and you’ll encounter flocks of residents spread across the green landscapes after a rain in search of the elusive snail. Snails are gastronomic specialties in Catalonia, served in a variety of ways depending on the restaurant or one’s mother. The most common being Cargols a la llauna, snails baked with garlic and cooking salt and served alongside aioli, a typical Catalan sauce made with egg, olive oil and garlic.

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