Gratin of Mussels and Spinach

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Floyd Around the Med

By Keith Floyd

Published 2000

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  • 1.5 kg/ lb fresh mussels
  • 1 generous glass of dry white wine


Scrub and debeard the mussels and, with your thumb and forefinger, try to open the shell of each one. If it doesn’t open that’s perfect. If it does open you will find it is full of very, very fine sand which will completely ruin the dish, so you must check each mussel and throw away any open ones. Put the mussels into a large pan, add the white wine (no other liquid), cover with a tight-fitting