Seafood tagliatelle

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
8 ounces Clams or cockles
1 pounds Mussels
1 8 ounces who large prawns; shelled leaving
; heads and tails
; intact
4 Shallots
2 Garlic cloves
Olive oil
10 Floz dry white cider
2 tablespoons Tomato passata
1 Sprigs flat leaf parsley
3 tablespoons Double cream
100 Strong white flour
1 medium Egg; beaten
1 pinch Salt
2 tablespoons Olive oil
Flour for dusting


Chop the shallots and garlic and sweat off in a few drops of olive oil. Add the dry cider and bring to the boil, reduce by half. Add the cockles, mussels, prawns, heads and shells. Place a lid on the saucepan and cook for a couple of minutes until the mussels have opened. Remove the cockles and mussels from their shells.

Strain off the stock and place into a clean saucepan, bring back to the boil. Add the tomato passata, bring to the boil, then add the double cream, reduce and remove from the heat. Whisk in 2tbsp olive oil.

Pasta: Sieve the flour with the salt. Add the egg and the olive oil. Mix well to form a dough. Cover and leave to rest for at least 30 minutes.

The amount of oil needed will depend upon the strength of the flour. More oil may be needed.

Cook the pasta and drain. Place the mussels and cockles flesh back into the sauce and reheat (do not boil). Place a mount of pasta in the centre of the plate then coat with the sauce. DISCLAIMER© Copyright 1996 - SelecTV Cable Limited. All rights reserved.

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