Mejillones en Escabeche

Marinated Mussels

Preparation info

  • 6

    Medias Raciones
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

MoVida Rustica

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2009

  • About

THERE IS A BAR IN THE BACKSTREETS OF SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA RUN BY A ONE-ARMED MAN. THE FIRST TIME I WENT THERE I WAS GREETED WITH THE WELCOMING SMELL OF CALDO GALLEGO, THE GALICIAN VERSION OF COCIDO. I WAS TOLD THE SOUP WOULDN’T BE READY UNTIL THE NEXT DAY, A THURSDAY — THE DAY FARMERS TRADITIONALLY CAME TO TOWN TO SELL THEIR PRODUCE. IT TOOK ME OVER A YEAR TO GET BACK TO SANTIAGO AND AFTER A DAY TRAVELLING THROUGH THE RAIN AND FOG I ARRIVED EARLY ONE THURSDAY EVENING. I WAS