Herring pie (MoF)

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Herring pie (MoF)
Herring pie (MoF)
All about Herrings - 1948
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:558
Ready in:45 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:20th January 2013

From the Ministry of Food leaflet "All about Herrings" - reprinted in 1948!

I had no idea what lemon substitute might have been, but editor Roses2at has done a little research and has come up with either apple peel or citric acid - see the comments page for more details.


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  1. Arrange half the potato, apple and onion in a pie dish
  2. Sprinkle on the nutmeg, seasoning and lemon substitute
  3. Lay the herrings on the top
  4. Cover with the remainder of the potato, apple and onion mixture
  5. Roll out the pastry
  6. Cover the dish with it, and bake in a hot oven (220° C / 425° F / Gas 7) for 30 minutes

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