Black sea wedge shell (Tellina)

tellina1The wild collected black sea wedge shell (Tellina) has an excellent taste because of its light saltiness as well as the purity of the Black sea. The wedge shell is extremely popular in the italian and the french cuisine and it also can be consumed raw. The clams are used in many diets. Most often are prepared with white wine, garlic and parsley. If added to different sauces, they give a well distinguished accent to any pasta meal. The delicate wedge shells are pearl rose-blueish colored and therefore they are well known not only for the excellent taste of the muscle but they are also popular in the jewelry and haberdashery areas.