In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mejillón masculinobefore noun mussel bed — criadero de mejillones masculino
- mussel shell — concha de mejillón
- When cool enough to handle, slip the mussels from their shells and set aside.
- Meanwhile Andrew lived simply on a diet of mussels and whelks and the occasional boiled crab that bubbled in the pot.
- The shop also has a wide range of seafood including tiger prawns, mussels, sea bream and breaded crab claws.
- Remove the heads and shells from the prawns and shell the mussels.
- Fresh mussels, also known as poor man's oysters for their cheap abundance, are marvellous at this time of year.
- Extract the meat from most of the mussels and discard the shells.
- Shell the mussels, watching out for any reluctant beards, and discard any that aren't open.
- I actually like rocks because you can find lots of stuff in them like mussels and crabs and shellfish.
- I started with mussels, tiger prawns and scallops in a light fish broth flavoured with Chinese spices.
- Remove the mussels with a draining spoon and transfer to warm bowls.
- To this she added most of a can of tomatoes and a touch of cream, and the mussels were put in to steam.
- Press the shells of any open mussels together with your fingers; if they don't close, throw them away.
- We ate fish soup, mussels, oysters, skate in brown butter and my aunt's tomato salad.
- Add the vegetables, watercress and shelled mussels and clams to this, season to taste and serve.
- Four or five minutes later, add the clams, then the mussels and prawns, and stir in the saffron strands.
- Scrub the mussels and clams, discarding any whose shells are gaping open or seem lifeless when you squeeze them.
- Soak the clams and the mussels in a big pot of cold water for an hour or two.
- Think of molluscs and chances are it is shellfish such as limpets, whelks, scallops and mussels that spring to mind.
- Why couldn't they be farmed, like oysters, or grown on ropes, like mussels?
- When everything is boiling, put in the bag of mussels and boil for 2 minutes.
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