Clams are very famous as well with Mussels due to the high amount found across the Mediterranean ocean. Shellfish dishes are huge populated in countries like Southern Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal and many more. Paired with Basil, Oregano, Butter and of course and seafood dish should be served with citrus, or lemon.

Clams are a burrowing mollusk, which makes them hard to find but are highly populated and can live up to 100 years. The term “happy as a clam” refers to their life style, eat and have sex.

While cooking clams and other mollusk closed shellfish, if they do not open you must toss them or else this can in turn make you very ill.