Mussels are so cheap yet are often overlooked by home cooks. Use them in this fragrant soup, made golden with saffron, for a wonderful dinner-party recipe. Nowadays mussels come ready-cleaned, so it's made in minutes!
Camembert and mussels are both staple ingredients in Normandy, which is where this recipe drew its inspiration. It may sound unusual but you'll be surprised by just how good it is!
It's easy to forget about the humble mussel - but few things offer as much satisfaction as a speedy recipe like this, with the shellfish served in a mixture of its own juices and garlicky butter.
Garlicky, sea-fresh mussels are a real treat...and are surprisingly cheap too. Enjoy them with lots of bread for a simple lunch or starter.
For me, mussels are still a luxury food that cost very little money. I don't think anything can match their exquisite, fresh-from-the-sea flavour. In this recipe every precious drop of mussel juice is used, which gives a lovely, concentrated flavour.
A superb special-occasion recipe when you need to rustle something up unexpectedly, as all the ingredients come from the storecupboard or the freezer. Yet it's so sumptuous!
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