Rospo (Venetian)

Angler-Fish

Appears in

Honey from a Weed

By Patience Gray

Published 1986

The angler-fish, frogfish, toadfish, sea devil, baudroie in French, is a monster with a terrifying head which often reaches the fish stall without it; hence coda di rospo, the toad’s tail, a favourite Venetian dish grilled and served with mayonnaise or poached and served with olive oil and lemon.