Flavours of the Med

Mussels with Pancetta & Olives

September’s Flavour of the Med recipe

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This delicious mussel recipe with pancetta and La Verde olives by James Strawbridge is fantastic cooked over a fire on a balmy summer evening.

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Mediterranean rack of lamb
Mussels with Pancetta & Olives

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