Spiced Mussels ~ Australian Style

Mussels, slightly sweeter than clams, are fantastic with this quick, easy recipe. OMG!!!

Ingredients

  • Mussels, cleaned and de-bearded  ·  2 pounds 
  • Heavy Cream  ·  2 cups 
  • Herbie's Catch of the Day  ·  2 tablespoons 
  • Amourette Chardonnay  ·  1 cup 

Instructions

In a large heavy bottomed pot, bring cream and Herbie's Catch of the Day spice to a simmer over medium high heat.

Add the wine and the cleaned mussels to the pot and stir to combine.

Put on the lid and let steam 5-7 minutes until all of the mussels have opened.

Serve in a bowl with lots of bread for sopping up the sauce!

Amourette Chardonnay

Amourette Chardonnay

A Montrachet style wine with soft pear nose, wonderful mineral in the center palate and a touch of butterscotch on the finish.

Sola Val Casotto

Sola Val Casotto

The Sola Val Casotto is a surprisingly semi-soft cheese with a natural rind that develops in the caves while it is ageing and lends a beautiful hint of musky earthiness to the cheese.

Taleggio

Taleggio

This iconic Italian softie is a leader in the pungent washed rind family. Made in the northern Valsassina foothills since the 9th century, one bite of the meaty, nutty, fruity interior and you'll understand its appeal