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Apple baked fish on potato and anchovy mash

Apple baked fish on potato and anchovy mash

Recipe supplied by Tastes of Anglia and created by Jennie Lock of Wending, Norfolk.


  • 500g cod cheeks
  • 800g local potatoes
  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 6 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 8 marinated anchovy fillets
  • 2 fresh apples
  • 1/2 pint milk
  • 75g locally produced onion
  • finely grated rind of 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper


  • Mix parsley, crushed garlic, lemon rind, seasoning, finely chopped anchovy and finely chopped onion.
  • Slice apples and toss in 25g melted butter for 1 minute.
  • Peel, slice and parboil the potatoes in seasoned milk and 25g butter. Fold the seasoned parsley mixture into the potatoes.
  • Carefully place the savoury potato mash in the base of a deep serving dish. Place the fish pieces over the mash, arrange the apple slices in a central line, dot the top with butter and crunch black pepper over the surface. Bake for 10 minutes, serve with fennel and lime green salad.