Ewer-Scholle in Speck Gebraten nach Finkenwerder Art

Plaice with smoked bacon

Preparation info

  • Serves

    Four

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

North Atlantic Seafood

By Alan Davidson

Published 1980

  • About

The recipe given here might just as well be nach Hamburger Art, for it is typical of Hamburg, too; but it is more romantic in the style I have used. An Ewer was a small fishing vessel such as used to bring back fine fresh plaice to the fishing port of Finkenwerder. The once charming scene is now dominated by oil refineries and apartment blocks; but its atmosphere can be recaptured in the novels of Jakob Kinau and Gorch Fock, who wrote movingly of the Finken