Tag Archives: Mussels

In-digest: week-and-a-bit ending 2 August 2015

Thai, French, Italian, English, Filipino, Chinese, Euro-Turkish-Indian crossover and au naturel – we have prepared and eaten dishes from all of these cuisines over the last week or so, with varying degrees of success and enjoyment. The variability of the … Continue reading

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Nice-inspired mussels: the method

Soak the saffron threads in a little boiled water. To prepare mussels for cooking, soak raw mussels in cold water for 10 minutes, scrub and remove the beard. Meanwhile, sauté the shallot and garlic in olive oil for 10 minutes … Continue reading

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Nice-inspired mussels

Clean up alert! This dish generates numerous dishes, a large volume of detritus and, if you are not careful, a messy cooktop. The inspiration for this dish came during a visit to Nice in December 2009. We were on a coach … Continue reading

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