Fish Collar Curry

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British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

  • About

I do enjoy a good fish head curry. When I worked at the Dorchester, the Bangladeshi kitchen porters would take all of our fish heads to make a delicious fish curry for their staff meals. There’s a lot more meat left on the head of some of those larger species of fish than you might imagine.

I’m sure you’re wondering what the collar is. Well, it’s a meaty, gelatinous part of the fish around the back of the head where the gills are. It isn’t really bony as such, but more of a plate st