Old-Fashioned Fish Pie

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

Many of our traditional fish recipes are much improved if a mixture of smoked and fresh fish is used. Chopped parsley, hard-boiled egg, cheese or anchovy essence can be added and a little butter on the potato topping makes the surface crisp and brown.


  • 450 g/1 lb cod fillet
  • 225 g/8


Rinse the fish and cut into pieces. Place in a saucepan and add the milk, water, lemon slice and bay leaf. Cover and simmer gently until tender – about 15 minutes. Strain off the liquor and reserve 3 dl (½ pint