Saltspring Island Mussels Marinières

Distance a Canada mussels traveled, it’s about 7500km.

Here recently we began to see a catchphrase “Saltspring Island Mussels” in the menu of the restaurant in Japan.

Saltspring Island Mussels
Saltspring Island Mussels
Today I got the mussels from Saltspring island of Canada, which have been chilled airlifted, at the fish shop in Yokohama.
Saltspring Island Mussels
The color of the dark blue-violet is beautiful, because by crossing with Atlantic Blue mussels species.
Saltspring Island Mussels
Cooking of Saltspring Island Mussels Marinières
Cooking of Saltspring Island Mussels Marinières
Braise softly in butter, finely chopped shallot and white wine.  Finish with finely chopped parsley and cream.
Saltspring Island Mussels Marinières
Super delicious!!  but at the same time I would think of food mileage…

・Muru-Gai
is a mussel.  ムール貝(むーるがい) literally “moule shell”