Hake in Buttered Crumbs


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Simply Delicious 2

Simply Delicious 2

By Darina Allen

Published 1990

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This dish is particularly good served with Buttered Leeks. The recipe for Buttered Leeks. This is a master recipe which may be used for almost any round fish, e.g. cod, pollock, ling, haddock and grey sea mullet. My children particularly love fish cooked in this way.


  • lbs (1.1 kg) hake
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ½


First make the Mornay Sauce. Put the cold milk into a saucepan with a few slices of carrot and onion, 3 or 4 peppercorns and a sprig of thyme and parsley. Bring to the boil, simmer for 4–5 minutes, remove