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Felix Elmore and Ann's Potted Herring Recipes

Preparing the Herrings in the old days in Ardglass.

Preparing the Herrings in the old days in Ardglass.

Felix Elmores Recipe

"Take a dozen boned Ardglass herring leave them flat on the table.

Dust with salt & pepper.

Roll from the tail up.

Place in a greased tin each herring supporting the next to keep them from unfolding.

Add a good malt vinegar which should be seen between the herrings.

Add a sprinkling of all spice.

Cook in the oven until the herrings are a nice brown colour.

you can pot any herrings but none taste better than Ardglass .



potted herrings

Ann's Recipe for potted herrings, which, by the way, are only in season in June and July.

Just roll up the herrings.

Place them in a casserole dish.

Add black pepper.

Half fill the dish with white vinegar and a little water.

Drizzle some honey over the top.

Bake in a medium oven for about 30 mins.