Moules marinière

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Appears in
Fish etc.: the ultimate book for seafood lovers

By Mark Hix

Published 2004

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Generally you can get mussels most of the year round, although -as with oysters - when the water is warm, they get broody and will not be at their best for eating, and certain fisheries will not harvest them in order to give them a chance to breed. This recipe is the simplest and quickest way to enjoy mussels, but another nice option is to serve them mixed with cockles and/or clams.

You can add cream to a classic moules marinière to give a luxurious finish, or you can imbue your mus