Oysters Rockefeller

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    3–4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Around the World in 80 Dishes: Classic Recipes from the World's Favourite Chefs

Around the World in 80 Dishes

By David Loftus

Published 2012

  • About

Oysters Rockefeller was created in 1899 by a chap called Jules, son of the founder of Antoine’s restaurant in New Orleans, and named after John D. Rockefeller, then America’s richest man, because of its rich sauce. Antoine Alciatore fled to New Orleans after two frustrating years trying to open restaurants in New York. But April Bloomfield, my good chum fro