3 pounds/1.36 kg fresh sea snails, in shells
1/4 cup/58 ml extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 fresh chile pepper, chopped
1 cup/235 ml white wine
Salt, to taste
Bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked and chopped
Provide guests with thin wooden skewers or sturdy toothpicks so that they can easily pick the snails out of the shells.