Bay or Slipper Lobster with Oyster and Caviar Sauce

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By Jeremiah Tower

Published 2002

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I have used bay or slipper lobsters (both are “flat” lobsters of the Scyllaridae family) instead of spiny lobsters (langouste or crawfish, all names for the same kind of lobster of the family Paniluridae), which, although the most glorious looking (some are as colorful as peacocks), are impossible to cook unless they are out of their water and into your pan in less than an hour.

The slipper (Scyllarides latus) is from the Mediterranean and eastern Atlanti