spanish mackerel, sorrel sauce; boiled potatoes


This one spoke Spanish, but I was told by the fishmonger that I might expect to find him offering the kind that drops its r’s some time in the near future.

  • Spanish mackerel from Pura Vida Fisheries, fried, removed from the pan, some butter then melted in the same pan, a large amount of sorrel from Campo Rosso Farm added when the butter was frothing, and the herb wilted and the pan removed from the heat, cooled a bit, the yoke of one egg from Norwich Meadows Farm beaten into the mixture which was then finished with salt, pepper, and a tablespoon of double cream
  • small Gold Nugget potatoes from Mountain Sweet Berry Farm, boiled, then finished with salt, pepper, butter, and chopped lovage from Two Guys from Woodbridge
  • the wine was a Spanish white, DAC branco Dão 2012