Skate with Brown Butter

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

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This is considered by many as the classic way in which to prepare skate. Black or brown butter (beurre noire or beurre noisette) is the classic accompaniment to many French dishes, and in this recipe the butter works well with the sweet flavour of the skate.


Court Bouillon

  • 250 ml (9 fl oz/1 cup) white wine
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  1. To make the court bouillon, put the wine, onion, carrot, bay leaf, peppercorns and 1 litre (35 fl oz/4