Eating Out With Wong Ah Yoke

Mad about mussels

Moules-frites is the highlight of BTM, with seven flavours that range from classic recipes using white wine, butter or cream to Asian-inspired ones using chillies, lemongrass and curry

Moules-frites, a dish of mussels accompanied by fries, originated in Belgium, but is equally popular in France.

I fell in love with the dish on my first trip to Paris in the 1980s, when it provided me with a light, delicious and relatively affordable lunch on many days.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 12, 2020, with the headline 'Mad about mussels'. Subscribe