1. Herring
  2. Flour
  3. Butter
  4. 3-4 Onions
  5. Mustard
  • Clean your herring
  • Take out the roes, dry them and the herrings in a cloth
  • Flour them, and fry them in butter of a fine brown
  • Lay them before the fire to drain
  • Slice three or four onions, flour them and fry them nicely
  • Dish up the herrings, and garnish them with the roes and onions

  • Send them up as hot as you can, with butter and mustard in a cup.
    Source: The Frugal Housewife by Sussannah Carter, 1803

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