Chevrette refers to a small, common shrimp which grows up to 6 cm (2½ inches) long It has a soft shell and turns greyish-brown when cooked. It has excellent flavour. It is found on Sandy shores in Aunis in Charentes, France. It is also known as crevette.
Chevrette is a French and pronounced "sheh-vreht".
Bouc refers to baby shrimp or a name for prawn in Charentes. It is a tiny soft-shelled shrimp which turns . . . Read More
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