Hake with Sage & Spinach

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Appears in
Food of the Sun: A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1995

  • About

Hake is the favourite fish of Portugal and adored on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, but not greatly respected here. An Atlantic fish, it is mainly caught by our fishermen to export to those countries... an odd thought, but typical of how we deal with so much of what is taken off these shores.

The best cuts are deemed to be fillets taken from the upper part of the backs of large fish, though steaks cut across from whole smaller hake are also prized. The first cooking method is for