AT A GLANCE
"I'm hosting friends for dinner in a few weeks, and I'm hoping
to wow them with Continental's clam cocktail. Will the boys share
AJ Chen, Glebe, NSW
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|01||Cut a slash to halfway through each olive and insert a lemon slice, then skewer with a toothpick.|
|02||Place 2-3 ice cubes in each of 4 chilled sherry glasses. Combine 8 tbsp clam juice with the Lillet Blanc and sherry, and divide among the glasses.|
|03||Open tins and scatter clams with a generous pinch of ground Espelette pepper, place each on a plate with olives, pickled chillies and potato chips and serve with cocktails.|
Note Continental uses Conservas de Cambados razor clams, available from select delicatessens and fine food shops, as are ground Espelette pepper and guindillas. Lillet Blanc and Tio Pepe fino sherry are available from select liquor shops; substitute another dry sherry if fino is unavailable.