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Seafood bruschetta on Irish soda bread with spring onion butter

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  • 2 Irish soda farls
  • 1 small bunch of spring onions, washed and trimmed
  • 140g/5oz unsalted butter, cut into 1cm/½in dice
  • 450g/1lb mixed seafood, such as large prawns, peeled and their intestinal tracts removed, smoked haddock, cod, salmon, trimmed and cut into 2cm/¾in dice, or monkfish fillet, trimmed and cut into 3cm/1¼in strips
  • 140g/5oz live mussels, washed and debearded (discard any that are open or do not close when tapped)
  • 125ml/4fl oz dry white wine
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 plum tomatoes, peeled, de-seeded and roughly diced
  • 2 tbsp snipped fresh chives
  • 3 tbsp whipping cream (optional)
  • a few chervil sprigs, to garnish