West Country Mackerel

a cold dish

Preparation info

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Appears in

The Farmhouse Kitchen

The Farmhouse Kitchen

By Mary Norwak

Published 1991

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  • 8 mackerel
  • 8 bay leaves
  • 20 black pepper corns
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ½ pint mixed cold tea and white vinegar


    Clean the mackerel and put a bay leaf inside each one. Put the fish side by side in an ovenware dish. Sprinkle on the peppercorns and sugar, and add the mixed tea and vinegar. Cover and bake at 350°F, 180°C, gas mark 4 for one hour. Serve cold.