Last fall, champion oyster shucker John Bil, from Prince Edward Island, demonstrated his skills on the Leonard Lopate Show. He and Chef Ted Grant, an instructor at the Culinary Institute of Canada, explained the ins and outs of oysters and shellfish. Listen to that interview here. Watch the video!
John Bil, a three-time Canadian oyster-shucking champion from Prince Edward Island, demonstrates how to properly shuck an oyster. He and Executive Chef Ted Grant, an instructor at the Culinary Institute of Canada, talk about the ins and outs of oysters and mussels—how to pick the perfect oyster, how to tell when one has gone bad, and how to choose oysters at restaurants.