Oysters Florentine

Preparation info

  • Serve

    4 to 6

    unless otherwise stated.
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1999

  • About

There is no doubt that the best way of eating oysters is raw from the shell, but there are many ways to serve cooked oysters for the more squeamish.


  • Buttered spinach
  • Oysters, shucked
  • Mornay sauce
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese


Put a good dollop of spinach leaves, stewed in butter, In the bottoms of scallop shells. Add oysters on top, cover with a Mornay sauce to which the liquor from the oysters has been added, and sprinkle with freshly grated Parmesan. Brown in the oven or under the broiler.