The Cockle (Cardium edule) is a mollusc widely found along the Galician coast. Cockles usually live in the intertidal area, slightly buried in the sand and achieving depths of
They have a quick growing, achieving the commercial size in the first year. The biggest samples may reach a diameter of
Cockles can be eaten in many different ways, both raw and cooked or steamed with a pinch of lemon. It can also be a part of many different recipes. They can go along with rice or any fish dish, soups, salads or creams. In
Cockles are a light food, rich in iodine, iron and proteins. Due to their characteristics, cockles are nutritionally very complete. They provide a great quantity of proteines (about
They are one of the most appreciated canned seafood. The cans of cockles constitute a great starter. They are easy to handle and can be stored during a long time keeping the same qualities. In addition, they can be used at any moment.
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