Preparation info

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Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 1–2 barbel, according to size
  • 1 tablesp. salt
  • 2 small onions, sliced


Soak the fish in slightly salted water for 2–3 hr. Put into a fish-kettle or saucepan with warm water and the salt, and poach gently until done. Take 1 pt. of the water in which the fish was cooked and add to it the other ingredients. Simmer gently for about 15 min., then strain, and return to th