Encarna Mendez

Clams the Sailor's Way
Rating: Unrated
It's not uncommon in Galicia to have a meal that consists of lots of different shellfish, bread and nothing else. Encarna Méndez of Do Ferreiro winery prepares clams the fisherman's way: steamed in Albariño with onion and garlic. More Seafood Recipes
This simple and homey dish of Albariño-braised fish is the essence of Galician cooking, getting its deep, earthy flavor from mushrooms sautéed with garlic. In Spain, Encarna Méndez uses hake, but in the U.S., halibut is a more sustainable choice.