Your Last Chance to Buy Conwy Mussels
It's drawing very close to the end of the season for mussels...don't miss out on Conwy's famous offering and get them before the end of April.
Ofishially* the best
Conwy has long been known for it's award-winning, nationally renowned mussels. Right on the Conwy quayside from September to April, you can buy the delicious crustaceans by the bucket full from the Conwy Mussel hub.
But come the end of April, Conwy's in-demand delicacy, grown from where the fresh spring waters meet the sea, is left un-disturbed to replenish ready for the next season.
It's almost that time, so be quick and go and grab your fix before it's too late. If you do miss out, they'll be plenty available at the 2019 Gwledd Conwy Feast!
*we cannot be held responsible for our terrible puns
If you're already planning your trip, we'd highly recommend following the below Conwy Mussels traditional mussels with garlic and white wine recipe - we guarantee, you won't regret it!
You will need:
Garlic, Onion, Celery, Conwy Mussels, White wine, Olive oil, Butter, Sea salt.
Finely chop the garlic, onion and celery and add to a large pan or wok. Fry over a gentle in a mix of olive oil and butter, until starting to soften.
Pour in about half a cupful of a good quality dry white wine then add the Conwy Mussels. Stir everything together, pop the lid on, turn up the heat, and let them steam for 4-6 minutes until the majority of the mussels have opened.
Share the mussels from a nice big bowl, remembering to pour over the delicious juices from the pan. Enjoy with a big chunk of crusty bread, frites and chilled white wine.
Mussels are 100% safe to eat as long as you follow two simple guidelines. Before cooking, discard any mussels if the shells don’t close when tapped. After cooking, discard any mussels that don’t open. Enjoy!
If you would like to find out more about Conwy Mussels, you can do so by visiting their website: http://www.conwymussels.com/