Sauce for Baked Bream

Apicius 10.2.14

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Cooking Apicius

Cooking Apicius

By Sally Grainger

Published 2006

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  • 1 fresh bream
  • bay leaf, onion and peppercorns for court bouillon
  • ½ tsp


Clean and scale the fish and arrange in a baking dish. Half cover with water and add a bay leaf and a few slices of onion and some pepper-corns to the water. Cover the dish and bake in a preheated moderate oven (375°F, 190°C, gas 5) for 20–30 minutes. While it is cooking, dry-roast the seeds and berries in a frying-pan until they spit and give off their aroma. Grind them in a mortar together wi