For the Herring Rolls
12 filleted herrings 1 onion, cut into rings bay leaves
Marinade ¼ pint of Stout ½ pint brown vinegar 1 dessertspoon brown sugar 5 cloves White & Black peppercorns Salt
Wash the herrings, place a ring of onion and a piece of bay leaf at the tail end of each fillet and roll up. Secure with cocktail stick if necessary. Place rolled fillet in a baking tray & add the Guinness & vinegar mixture and all other ingredients. Cover with greaseproof paper (or foil) and bake in a moderate oven for 30/40 mins.
The dish is served with Buttered Baby potatoes and green beans with a sour cream, onion and apple dip on the side.
Butter Baby potatoes Green Beans Salt & Pepper Sour Cream Greek Yoghurt Grated eating Apple Chopped Onion
Boil the potatoes until tender, drain, season and toss gently with a little butter. Boil the Green Beans in water for about 5 mins and drain. Mix equal quantity of sour cream and Greek yoghurt together. Add finely chopped onion and grated apple. Season to taste.
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