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Where can one procure salt herring these days?

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54 minutes ago, Rhumsaa said:

Where can one procure salt herring these days?

As in roll mop?

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when you say roll mop I think of pickled herring?

I'm sure when I was a kid I had salted herring with potato, raw onion and a glass of milk on the side

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I never thought about buying it off island

 

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3 hours ago, Rhumsaa said:

I never thought about buying it off island

 

it all comes from the mainland anyway.....

you can now buy "manx style kippers" which have been nowhere near the rock.....

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23 minutes ago, woody2 said:

it all comes from the mainland anyway.....

you can now buy "manx style kippers" which have been nowhere near the rock.....

Even the kipper's smoked here haven't been caught anywhere near here.

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Baccalao, salt cod was known as Stock fish here, my old man made his own, drying it in our boiler room , Devereaus  have it at the moment. It is a dry fish requiring soaking whereas salties can be cooked straight from the barrel. They also have roll mops [ raw pickled herring] And baked herring [rolled herring baked in pickling spice]  I would scoff em all save for my crappy aged digestive system .

Taken last week in Peel.

 

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44 minutes ago, mollag said:

Baccalao, salt cod was known as Stock fish here, my old man made his own, drying it in our boiler room , Devereaus  have it at the moment. It is a dry fish requiring soaking whereas salties can be cooked straight from the barrel. They also have roll mops [ raw pickled herring] And baked herring [rolled herring baked in pickling spice]  I would scoff em all save for my crappy aged digestive system .

Taken last week in Peel.

 

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did the barrels come from ireland? and did they come full of soil?  

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3 hours ago, woody2 said:

did the barrels come from ireland? and did they come full of soil?  

Strangely the guy who was supposed to have done that [Buck Whaley] married a distant relative of mine , Emily Tobin of middle farm  , Kewague.

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That picture invites a caption competition.

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On 6/24/2018 at 1:04 PM, mollag said:

Now thats a herring worth the kippering!

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watch out, they're peel gals

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