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The Cookery of England

The Cookery of England

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1975

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Equally suitable for hake or large haddock.

This is an early recipe for ling, ‘yellow as a gold noble’, adapted to use today with cod. It is unusual and very good indeed.


  • 1 1-in. (2-cm.) thick slice of cod for each person
  • 3 onions, finely chopped


First prepare the court-bouillon from the trimmings of the cod, an onion, the carrot, some herbs, and a good pinch of saffron, using about pints of water:

Rub each slice of fish well with