The Cupcakes and Cashmere How To: Shuck Oysters clip has been made with a mind for Valentine's Day. Blogger Emily Schuman offers a tutorial in seafood consumption here, a foodie experience that she has deemed as essential to romantic celebrations.
Schuman begins the video with a dozen oysters and a bottle of champagne. She advises viewers on the pairing of the delectable crustaceans with various condiments, most popularly among them being Tabasco sauce, lemon zest and soya sauce. She points out that while oyster shucking may be an acquired taste, one that works with raw flavors, it can nonetheless be overpowered by these additives. She views the treat as the ultimate as far as stay at home dining goes.