1. In a pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta per packet directions.
  2. Heat olive oil, garlic, parsley in a large pan on medium heat and cook for 3 minutes. Stirring occasionally and making sure garlic doesn’t burn.
  3. Next add cockles to the pan, toss through and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add 1 cup of pasta water into pan and place the lid on. Steam cockles until they pop open.
  5. Once cockles open, remove lid and reduce heat to soft simmer. Strain pasta and add to pan.
  6. Toss through pasta and add salt & pepper to taste.
  7. Serve and enjoy with family and friends!