The sharp, salty flavor of these snails stimulates the thirst—making them a perfect meze. Snails are plentiful in Crete, easily gathered and available in local markets, but it's hard to find live ones in the U.S.
- 2 lb. snails in their shells
- 6 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 Tbsp. coarse salt
- 6 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
- 1 sprig fresh rosemary