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Mussels served in their shells and cooked in a wine and onion sauce.
- ‘We fell upon our potted shrimps and moules marinière with little slurpings, gasps and squeals of delight.’
- ‘Cook the clams in wine as described in the recipe for moules à la marinière until the shells open (you can use ½ wine / ½ water, or all water for a more economical dish).’
- ‘I did manage 472 pieces of sushi, seven bowls of moules marinière (two of which came up again), and 3.7kg of salmon, (which didn't).’
- ‘My foodie partner-in-crime had moules marinière from the starter menu as a main course.’
French, literally mussels in the marine style.
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