Fortunately our neighbours Mino and Carole love entertaining and we often get invited round for Sunday lunch.
Their friend Vito prepares a specialty - raw mussels - well you eat raw oysters so why not raw mussels?
It was a multi-course extravaganza. First was the focaccia made by Mino's sister, Zia, which Tim declared was the best focaccia he has ever eaten; a verdict we Brits all endorsed. Then raw mussels. Then sea food pasta.
Then a main course washed down by many bottles of Mino's own wine.
The dessert was a mixture of cakes and pastries with a prosecco.
A wonderful way to spend a Sunday lunch.
Several hours later we meandered off home for a quiet evening and a very light supper.
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