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Saturday, November 27, 2010
Scallops are called Couquilles St. Jaques in french, Jakobsmuschel in German. In these and a few other languages the name refers to the saint "St. Jacob" of pilgrim's fame. It is one of the largest known edible mussles. Its shell to this day is the symbol of the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostella.