From Fathom magazine. http://fathomoz.wordpress.com
Jose Botella (today of Wooli, New South Wales) provided this recipe. When Philippe and Jan Cousteau were in Australia (as interviewed in Fathom issue No.6) they were entertained with Jose’s fine Spanish cooking.
For Jose, this led to a lunch invitation with Philippe and his father, Jacques-Yves Cousteau while visiting France the following year.
The price of eastern rock lobster (formerly called crayfish) is at least AUS $50 a kilo, and climbing reaching $120 kilo (wholesale) at peak times.
Many regard this species as the best to eat in Australia.