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  • Modern Seasoned Mussels Recipe (serves 4)
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  • 40-50 mussels
  • 2 tablespoons garum
  • 1/2 cup wine
  • 1/2 cup passum (a modern version of this raisin wine is the Italian dessert wine Vin Santo)
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • 1 handful of fresh cumin and savory, minced
  • Wash the mussels thoroughly to remove the sand, then boil them in sufficient water to cover, along with the remaining ingredients.
  • - reprinted from A Taste of Ancient Rome

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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    Mystic, the historic reference is an extra gift to the true cook. I get a belly full of decadence and my head full of knowledge whenever I come over. They both make great conversation at the dinner table, bring it on I love it all.

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  • mystic_river1 10 years ago
    dana a lot of people like history with their recipes..I am thrilled that you approve the mussels
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  • danadooley 10 years ago
    ... and I'm here to get an education lol Actually, I kinda like this one :)
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