Recipes (alt.food.recipes) An alternative recipe newsgroup. For the posting and sharing of recipes.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)   Report Post  
Old 22-02-2009, 06:23 AM posted to alt.food.recipes
external usenet poster
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 492
Default REC - Creamy Mussel Stew - RFC Cookbook page 4

REC - Creamy Mussel Stew - RFC Cookbook page 4

rec.food.cooking - cookbook - page 4
Appetizers & Beverages

Creamy Mussel Stew Charentes-Style (Mouclade Charentais)

6 pounds (2.7 kg) mussels (small), well scrubbed
1 bouquet garni, tied together
2 onions, chopped
7 ounces (200 ml) dry white wine
large pinch of saffron
5 ounces (150 g) butter, diced
6 shallots, chopped
1 tablespoon flour
2 large egg yolks
juice of 1 lemon
3-1/2 ounces (100 g) creme fraiche
season to taste
1 small bunch parsley, chopped
2 large garlic cloves, finlely chopped

In large covered pot, add wine, garni, chopped onions and mussels.
Heat
of high until mussels open (discard any that do not open).

Strain off the liquor into a large jug, adding the saffron.

Remove half of the shell from each mussel. Place mussels in bowl.
Cover and keep warm.

Melt 1/3 of the butter and saute the shallots until soft, without
browning
the shallots. Stir in the flour, cooking for an additional minute. Add
the
liquor, with the saffron. Simmer for ten minutes.

In separate bowl, beat the egg yolks with half of the lemon juice and
the
creme fraiche. Stir in a little of the sauce.

Remove from the heat. Beat in the rest of the butter into the sauce,
with
some of the parsley and garlic. Mix contents of both bowls together.

Spread out the mussels in large oval serving dish. Pour over the sauce
and sprinkle with the remaining parsley.

Serving size: 6 Preparation time: 45 min.
Suggested wine: dry red wine. Serving Ideas: salad and crusty bread.

Source: a chef in Cap Ferat - 10/96 Alan Zelt, Washington, USA

Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
REC - Fisherman's Wharf Stew (Cioppino) - RFC Cookbook page 35 Rusty[_1_] Recipes 1 24-04-2009 12:47 AM
REC - Creamy Roasted Garlic Soup - RFC Cookbook page 18 Rusty[_1_] General Cooking 0 07-03-2009 11:09 PM
REC - Creamy Roasted Garlic Soup - RFC Cookbook page 18 Rusty[_1_] Recipes 0 07-03-2009 04:36 PM
REC - Creamy Mussel Stew - RFC Cookbook page 4 Rusty[_1_] General Cooking 0 07-03-2009 04:16 AM
4 Mussel Stew [email protected] General Cooking 9 24-08-2007 05:42 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:36 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2017 FoodBanter.com.
The comments are property of their posters.
 

About Us

"It's about Food and drink"

 

Copyright © 2017