Out Skerries Stewed Olick

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Appears in
A Taste of Scotland’s Islands

By Sue Lawrence

Published 2019

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Before you pass swiftly over this dish, thinking it sounds a little odd, believe me, this is one of the most delicious dishes in the book. Olick is the Shetland dialect for a young ling, and this recipe is based on that of the mother of Martin Johnson, my fiend Isabel’s husband. Martin’s family are all from Out Skerries, to the north east of Shetland. When Martin was growi