a celebration of north east seafood

seagate, peterhead harbour

9th september 2023
11:00 - 16:00


What's the difference between a piano and a fish?

You can tune a piano but you can't tuna fish!

did you know

PETERHEAD IS Aberdeenshire's biggest settlement


witch flounder with green pea mash and homemade remoulade



  • 2 large fillets of witch flounder
  • 5 slices of bread
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 dl plain flour
  • 1 portion of homemade mayo
  • 1 portion of green pea mash
  • 6 small pickles (little finger sized)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 charlotte onion
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 6 pearl potatoes or similar
  • 1 handful of parsley
  • 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper
  • butter
  • olive oil
  • pickles


  • Start by getting your green pea mash and homemade mayo ready.
  • Finley dice your Charlotte onion, capers and garlic and mix it into your mayo together with the curry
  • Cover and set aside
  • Chop the parsley set aside
  • Wash your potatoes and boil them
  • Toast your bread until completely crisp (not burned), and run them through a blender
  • Get three dishes and spread out flour on one breadcrumb on the second and egg on the third
  • Get your filets and roll it in flour then in egg and finally in breadcrumbs
  • Heat up your frying pan to medium-high heat and add Olive oil
  • Ad the filets and fry until crisp and light brown
  • Let the filets drain on a piece of paper.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and pour in the pre-cooked potatoes. 
  • Add a good chunk of butter and let it simmer until the potatoes get a good light brown crisp.
  • Add chopped parsley at the end
  • Serve with a piece of lemon and sliced pickles.

Recipe by Good Cooking

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