Sweet, plump mussels are steamed in a sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, red chile flakes, and wine; chorizo, a Spanish sausage, adds extra heat. Garlic bread is for dipping.
1. Fry almonds. Cook rice mixture for pudding; prepare cream mixture.
2. Cook tomato sauce for mussels.
3. Combine pudding components, and bring to a simmer. Transfer to oven; bake.
4. Make garlic bread. Let the puddings cool.
5. Steam mussels.
6. Caramelize pudding tops.