Fricasseed Skate

Preparation info

  • Serves

    Four

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

North Atlantic Seafood

By Alan Davidson

Published 1980

  • About

I have met this recipe in twentieth-, nineteenth- and eighteenth-century cookery books. At one time I thought that the earliest version was that of John Farley (1787 – see Bibliography). I noted that his instructions had been copied word for word by numerous later authors. However, Farley himself has since been unmasked as the greatest plagiarist of all, and it is no surprise to find that he had taken the recipe from