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Spaghetti Alle Vongole

A classic simple recipe that highlights the sweetness and fresh taste of Manila Clams.   Ingredients: 2 - 3 lbs Manila clams 400 g dried spaghetti 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) 4 cloves garlic (thinly sliced) 1/2 bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley (chopped) 1/4 cup white wine 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional) Sea salt and black pepper to taste Instructions: Bring a large pot of water lightly seasoned with salt to a boil over high heat. Add the spaghetti to the boiling water, and cook until the pasta is al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain and reserve 1/2 cup pasta water  In a separate large sauté pan, heat 3 tablespoons of EVOO over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until golden and fragrant. Add red...

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Coconut Curry Mussels with Lemongrass

This recipe has the perfect hit of flavour to elevate the sweetness of the mussels. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 cloves garlic (smashed) 2 thick slices of ginger (0.5 inch thick) 1 stalk lemon grass - discard tops and cut into 1-inch pieces)  1/4 cup curry powder or curry paste 4 lbs mussels 1 14 oz can coconut milk 1 tablespoon fish sauce fresh bread Instructions: Heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a large wok over medium heat Add 4 cloves of garlic, 2 thick slices of ginger, 1 stalk of lemongrass (cut into 1-inch pieces), meat or additional protein is optional (we used some leftover spicy genoa salami) - stir until aromatic Add 1/4 cup curry powder...

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