I have been referred to a time or two as “Crabby Patty,” so I thought this post by Jovina definitely deserved a spot on my blog.
As always she is full of great information and provides a lovely read… take a look!
There are around 5,000 different species of crab, which can be found all over the world. 4,500 of these species are said to be “true” crabs, while the other 500 are made up of different species of hermit crabs.The majority of crabs live in the water, however, there are a small number of crabs that live on land and breathe air.
The majority of the crab population can be found in the waters around China, followed by the U.S. and Japan. While most crabs are found in the Asian seas, the U.S. is the world’s largest exporter of crabs. Crab dishes are very popular in Japan, France, Spain, Hong Kong, the U.S., Canada and Portugal.
Crabs and crustaceans were considered a delicacy in ancient Rome. In particular, Apicius, a well known “foodie” of the time, described how to cook crustaceans in his book, De Re Coquinaria, and it seems that…
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All things crab. Thanks for sharing this informative blog.I now have many new recipes to try for one of my favorite foods. I love crab!
I’m partial to crab myself. Isn’t Jovina great? So much info, great style. Would love to meet her someday!
Thanks as always Laura for all your support.
Thank you so much for your support, Patty. I truly appreciate it.
You bet! I’m not always. Crabby 🙂