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.

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