BBC’s Countryfile presenters Matt Baker and Shauna Lowry explored North Wales. Matt visited Conwy joining us family at the start of the mussel-fishing season. The programme explored how we still fish using the low-impact, traditional wooden rakes. The shows episode page is here
We have just taken the time to condense our history / story into two information boards for the side of our unit in Conwy. You can read the story online here.
We are pleased to be part of Gwledd Conwy Feast again this year – we will next to our shop on Conwy Quay selling freshly cooked Conwy mussels in one of our secret recipes…
You can see the full details for the Feast here
Thanks everyone for all your fantastic comments on our appearance on the Hairy Bikers show. We have had people phone from all over the country asking about our mussels, which is just great!
BBC radio 4 came over to find out about Conwy mussels in North Wales. Hear the article here
With so many lovely foodie things to try and buy at Gwledd Conwy Feast, it’s always a great day out. This year there was a really lovely community magic about the Feast. We where there with fresh mussels. See all the details for the 2016 event here
We thought we would share some TV coverage that really nicely shows how we work here at Conwy Mussels.
See the article on Phil Vickery’s Conwy Mussels feature page here
After a good hunt around, we couldn’t find a decent English language copy of a mussels recipe for a dish we discovered in the little seafood-loving French village of Collioure. After a bit of trial and error, here then is the our translation of the receipe for Moules Farcies.
This is basically mussels grilled with garlic butter and herbs. Give it a try, it tastes great and is really impressive to look at.
To see if it was really possible to live the dream, one on of the hottest days of summer, we used one of our boats to ride to a sandy beach in Conwy with a bag full of mussels a grill and some dritfwood in tow. He is how we got on…