Leftover Fridays: Dying Mussels, Blog Love for A Table for Two

Leftover Fridays is where I share some random food porn, funny Google searches, and Blog Love.

Google Searches:

If mussels suffocate, can you eat them?
Fish Boy says suffocated mussels are dead mussels.

Why can’t you eat dead mussels?
Fish Boy says DEAD mussels will make you sick.

Are mussels alive when you eat them?
If you cook them properly, they are dead when you eat them.

Blog Love: Awesome blogs deserve love! I’ll share my love for a new blog every Friday.

A Table for Two is a gorgeous Australian food blog by Billy who loves food, eating, cooking and taking photos. According to Billy, he’s “just here to [document his] gastronomical journey.” Boy, what a gastronomical journey it is!

His whimsical food and photos are completely inspiring, from beeramisu to a Mondrian inspired lemon tart dessert plate.

If you’re looking for gorgeous food photos and design, head on over to A Table for Two, you won’t be disappointed.

8 Comments add yours

  1. Awwww… Thanks for the big shout! I admire your determination with all the momofuku challenge. Keep up the good work! – billy

    Thanks Billy!
    :D

    steph on March 13th, 2010 at 10:13 am
  2. Beautiful pictures!

    Thank you!

    steph on March 13th, 2010 at 10:13 am
  3. I first saw berramisu on YouTube from Working Class Foodies.

    The reason dead bivalves are bad is because it is high in protein and low in acid, an environment bacteria love.

    Or so I have been told, but fish is sold dead unless you are in an Asian food store. I do know that blood is somewhat acidic, so that may explain the difference.

    Andy,
    Thanks for the info!

    steph on March 13th, 2010 at 10:14 am
  4. Fish Boy returneth!

    Dan,
    Hee hee, when I see Fish Boy at Whole Foods I get excited…he always seems to talk about things dying!

    steph on March 13th, 2010 at 10:17 am
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