Object 63 [of 66] – Heart-shaped Fish scaler
Julia's kitchen held a large number of fish scalers, a French heart-shaped scaler among them. The serrated edges of these tools are useful for scraping off the scales of a fish. She also used a fish knife to accomplish the same task. For some fish preparations, such as barbecuing or grilling in a fish basket, she preferred to leave the scales on because they strengthened the skin and helped hold the fish together under intense heat.
From the very moment when Julia fell in love with French food, over a 1948 meal in Rouen featuring sole meunière, she developed an ongoing love for fish. Read More
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