Late Summer Fishing

I remember back in Honduras when we used to go fishing. I wasn't too good then, nothing has really changed. But I do enjoy going with my family since it is a nice way to spend time together. I took my son clam fishing for the first time. He loved the experience and I dare to say he is hooked. 

It was the first time for me as well, we were not prepared with fancy tools but I saw some people using their bare hand and they had at least 25 pounds of big clams. My eyes opened wide when I saw that and I immediately asked them "Can you please teach me that technique?" They smile and said "there is no technique, just use your hands and if it feels like a clam, then most likely it is one". Mmmmm OK, that was easy enough. 

Our goal was to fish enough clams for dinner that night and so we did. We caught about 2 dozens and I was one happy mama. I prepared them really simple, some white wine, garlic, lemon and toasted baguette. I love this with pasta too but bread soaks all the sauce better and I have to tell you, that was my favorite part. 


24 clams, cleaned 
3 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
4 garlic cloves
2 cup white wine
4 tbsp butter
salt and pepper
2 tbsp lemon juice 

Heat the olive oil, add the onion and cook, stirring for 3 minutes. Add the garlic, and cook, stirring, for another minute. Then add the wine, salt and pepper and cook for a couple of minutes. Now is time to add the clams and butter. Cover the pot and cook for 8 to 10 minutes until the clams open. Take them off the heat add the lemon juice and parsley. Serve with toasted baguette.


  1. A beautiful summer dish and gorgeous clicks! I have never had clams...



    1. Thank you Rosa! I remember the first time I had them, I loved them right away! xx

  2. We hunted for clams in NZ with my kids are we were all thrilled! It's so satisfying to dig for your dinner!
    Great shots as always. Would love a bowl of those beauties myself right now:)

    1. Isn't it a great feeling? Thanks for visiting! xx

  3. What a fun experience and such a satisfying feeling I'm sure.

  4. Un aspecto realmente delicioso.
    Muchas felicidades y gracias por la receta!


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