before coming here, i had never heard of conch – now i see these large sea snails every day. conch is in our flag, in our license plates, but mostly in our plates: conch curry, conch ceviche, cracked conch, conch fritters, conch stew, conch creole, you name it! remember the annual conch festival i told you about?
the first time i saw how they really looked, i didn’t think i would go for it. then i was recommended to start with the cracked conch, and the whole eating conch experience became much, much easier – cracked conch is easy to like and reminded me of fried calamari. slowly i started trying out other types of conch and getting the hang of it, now i go for all things conch!
do you see the conch trying to get out of the shell? little did these creatures know they were about to become conch ceviches!
ps – my favourites spots for conch are the conch shack in provo and frank’s cafe in north caicos.
i’m dying to go to Provo, among other things, to taste that conch!
so you’re eating big fat snails. ewyy.
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