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Alistair holing a whole large fresh pike

Whole pike

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In medieval times, pike was a favourite at rich men’s tables. 350 years ago, Compleat Angler Izaak Walton’s account of cooking a whole pike made for one of the most exciting fish recipes ever written. He stuffed it with anchovies, oysters, herbs and lots of butter then bathed it in red wine and orange juice - ’too good a dish for any but anglers, and honest men.’ See below.

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Too good a dish for any but anglers....

Compleat Angler Izaak Walton's famous dish adapted for the 21st century.

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Original recipe from The Compleat Angler (1653)

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