Good old moules frites. One of the great delights of Belgium and one of the great combinations in the food world. It’s another deceptively simple dish that can be over-complicated and spoilt. Obviously, you need the best, freshest and cleanest mussels you can get. If you are using them then restore them to health in lightly salted water to mimic the water they grow in - sea water. Clean them of any beards and scrub the shells if they are dirty.
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