In the classic novel Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, there is a scene where the young boys assemble in a place they call castle rock to hold a meeting. Ralph exclaims, “I’m holding the conch!” ...
- 1 tomato, diced
- 1 clove of garlic, diced
- ⅓ cup chopped parsley
- ½ red onion, diced
- ¼ tablespoon fresh oregano
- 15 capers, chopped finely
- juice of ½ lemon
- 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 conch, sliced paper thin
Toss all ingredients except conch in a bowl, then add sliced conch and gently stir. Chill for one hour or more.
Serve with grilled crusty French bread.