British Recipes > Yorkshire Solomon Gundy

How to make Yorkshire Solomon Gundy:
A recipe which would seem somewhat challenging to modern tastes.


6 herrings
a few capers
pickled oysters
1 large apple, peeled and chopped
a few anchovies
peel of 2 lemons
1 onion, diced finely
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- Boil the herrings as gently as possible.
- Take the fish from the bone, without removing the head and tail.
- Do not break the bones.
- Shred and mix the herring meat with anchovies, apple, onion and a little grated lemon peel.
- Lay the mixture over each of the bones in the shape of a herring.
- Garnish with lemon peel, capers, mushrooms and pickled oysters.