Working in a fine dining restaurant has been amazing. In only a month, I have already learned so many things that I never knew before. I have learned how to shuck oysters, how to make an immulsion, seasoning techniques, flavor concepts, how to prepare mussels and much more. After watching all of the mussels that go out to guests at SALT, I really began to crave them. I went home a little bit ago to have dinner with my family and ended up spending the entire day learning about and working on my food photography with my mom (aren’t I lucky to have a mom who can show me that!?).
As for the mussels… OH. MY. GOD. They were so delicious, plus 30 of them only cost about $6! The chorizo added a bit of spicy and the chickpeas gave a nice texture to the shellfish. Adding spinach makes the dish a BIT healthier and adds nice color. The presentation of this dish is beautiful. It is definitely a good one to keep in mind for guests, especially because it is so easy to make.