Here is a simple yet tasty recipe for Fish Pie. A classic dish that is always welcomed on a cold winters evening. For this dish you can use any firm fleshed fish such as Cod, Pollack or Haddock. Including your preparation time this dish will be ready for the table in under an hour.
500g Fresh Fish Fillets (Cod/Pollack etc.)
6 Medium Potatoes
1 Tablespoon of Flour
50g of Butter
1 pint of Milk
A saucer of Grated Cheese
Salt & Pepper to taste
Peel potatoes and boil in a little salted water.
Heat the milk in pan, sprinkle in the saffron and stir so that it starts to infuse. Keep the milk simmering, add the fish and cook for about fifteen minutes.
Lightly fry the leek in half the butter then add to the fish.
Melt the remaining butter, add the flour and stir to form a roux. Cook gently for several seconds and then add the reserved liquor, slowly, while continuing to stir.
Pour the sauce over the fish, and leeks.
Mash the potato with plenty of butter, spread over the fish, and grate over some cheese.
Cook for thirty five minutes Gas Mark 5.