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History Cookbook: Mock Fish Cakes

This recipe is in categories World War 2, Picnic, Snacks
About this recipe
Healthiness : (149 votes)
Preparation Time: 20 min
Cooking Time: 10 min
Number of servings: 6 servings

This recipe was submitted by Fergus Martin, Chef at the Robinson Centre, Wyboston Lakes.
  • 150g (5oz) boiled potatoes or rice
  • 150g (5oz) boiled beans
  • little lemon juice
  • 10ml (2 tsp) anchovy sauce or bloater paste
  • cayenne
  • sprinkle of flour to bind
  • Weighing scales
  • Teaspoon
  • Mixing bowl
  • Baking tray
  • Spatula
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Mix all the ingredients together and beat up well
  2. Make the mixture into little flat cakes
  3. Fry or bake until golden brown
  4. Serve with salad
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Name: Lol 14th June 2016
its like having jelly
Name: Swarkohli 27th January 2016
I want to learn more about rationed food and ingredients can you teach me please☺?
Name: LB 9th December 2015
After searching for this recipe, will try soon, but two comments: I suppose the potatoes or rice and beans have to be mashed up and everything then seasoned with at least salt and pepper? It would also be an idea to add that cayenne is ground chilli pepper for those not having been cooks in WW2!.
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