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whelk or sea snail

Gekookte wulken (bulots)

Whelks are often served along France’s Atlantic coast as an assiette de bulots à l'aïoli (steamed or boiled whelks with a bowl of garlic mayonnaise for dipping).

Other names fot them are buccin, gros buccin and bourgot.

Fish and seafood

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Huiskamergeleerde at Dutch Wikipedia