Potted Fish

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Cookery of England

The Cookery of England

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1975

  • About

Method

Various seventeenth- and eighteenth-century recipes for potting whole fish are excellent and make very good starting courses for dinner.

The recipes for potted lobsters and potted salmon which follow both come from the Reading manuscript of 1760. The recipes are quite clear and specific and need no translation or annotation, and are both very good indeed, keeping perfectly, covered, in