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Blanch the spinach in salted boiling water, then drain and refresh in ice-cold water. Carefully press all the water out of the spinach, using a clean tea towel. This should yield about
Melt the butter in a small pan, then add the shallots and garlic and cook gently until softened. Add the flour and cook until golden brown. Add the cream and
Put the spinach into a bowl, add the cream mixture and gently mix together. Add the Parmesan, chilli, lemon juice and
Preheat your grill. Open the oysters and place them in their half shells in an ovenproof dish or grill pan.
Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and Parmesan, dot with the butter, and place under the grill until golden brown.
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