Moules Nautile

A Mussel Recipe from Toulon

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Mediterranean Seafood

By Alan Davidson

Published 1981

  • About

For those who like myself were overwhelmed with excitement by their first boyhood reading of 20, 000 Leagues Under the Sea, an agreeable and evocative experience is, I hope, still available at Toulon. This is to go and stay at Jules Verne’s old house, now the Hôtel Nautilus, in a favoured position overlooking the tiny harbour of Mourillon at Toulon. Monsieur Chabot, the proprietor, was known to me as an expert on seafood. Sitting below a large oil painting of Jules Verne