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Mussels with Cider and Armagnac

Ingredients

  • 350g finely diced shallots
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 350ml apple cider
  • 50ml apple calvados
  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 1tsp lemon thyme leaves
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 12 turns of milled pepper
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  • 2000g mussels washed and without beards
  • 400ml apple cider
  • 100ml Armagnac
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 2g chopped parsley
  • 2 bay leaves
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1tsp lemon thyme leaves
  • freshly milled black pepper