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A classic dish that uses beer instead of wine as a flavour - a great variation.

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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 shallots, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1kg/2┬╝lb mussels, cleaned and de-bearded (broken or opened ones discarded)
  • 1 bottle beer
  • 2-3 tbsp finely chopped, parsley for garnish