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Mussels have a strong flavour and are tender and juicy. If overcooked they become slightly chewy. They are best steamed, poached, grilled or barbecued in the shell, but can also be purchased pre-cooked, and out of the shell and marinated.If steaming or poaching, let the mussels cook in their own juice to retain natural flavours. Avoid using too much liquid as the natural liquor of the mussels and...More about the Blue Mussel
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