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Muskadig Breizh, A Muscadet from Brittany by Domaine du Haut Planty

Dec 24
Loire-Atlantique and Brittany, the map debates continues At Domaine du Haut Planty, they state that Val de Loire stops in Ancenis and Loire area in Loire-Atlantique belongs to Brittany hence the name of their Muscadet, Muskadig Breizh... Notice label is in French, Breton and English. Serve with oysters from Brittany of course. Discovered thanks to Fabrice Vinsurvin lengthy Pere Noel list (French only)
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Mussels Peppetedda from Italian Home Cooking, Holiday Recipes

Dec 24
Another great dish to share, like the Cheese Fondue, this Mussels “Peppetedda” recipe by Julia Della Croce from Italian Home Cooking (Kyle Books) is sure to please many. Mussels “Peppetedda” Serves 4 Ingredients: 6 pound s fresh, medium-size mussels 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 onions, minced 3 large cloves garlic, cut into small pieces 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme, or 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 bay leaf 1...