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How to open a clam

When buying clams be sure to choose the freshest possible. Discard any with broken shells or those that do not close when tapped. Always wash clams in running cold water before using.

1
Using a tea towel secure the clam to the board
2
Insert the knife on the underside of the top shell and move around to release the muscle
3
Open the shell, use the knife to cut the muscles underneath the clam, retaining as much liquid as you can

Uses

Have a go at Anna Hansen's Cod with clams and chorizo or Nathan Outlaw's John dory with apples clams and curry.

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