Tutut : “Suck It Deep & Long”

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Pila ampullacea, is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquaticgastropodmollusk in the family Ampullariidae, the apple snails Tutut or Pila ampullacea is a kind of water snails, very easily found in the fresh waters of Asia, such as in the fields, ditch flow, as well as the lake. This aquatic animals also known as Keong Gondang, Snails Rice, Water Snails but most people, especially the Sundanese (in Indonesia) are more familiar with this water snail as Tutut. As members of other Ampullariidae, Tutut also have operculum (sort of cover / protector soft body when hide themselves inside the shell). Farmers in the village used to take Tutut after harvest, because at the moment it is not obstructed by mud paddy rice plants to facilitate uptake.

Tutut are widely consumed widely in different regions of Southeast Asia. In addition to good taste and savory…

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