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Roll Mops

One of the things we enjoyed greatly when we visited The Spotted Pig was the rollmops.  Rollmops are English pub food consisting of pickled herring rolled into a cylindrical shape, traditionally around a pickled gherkin or onion.  At The Spotted Pig, the rollmops are rolled and filled with creme fraiche.

After enjoying them so much at The Spotted Pig, I decided to try and replicate them at home.  We used left over sour cream instead of creme fraiche, but the result was fairly accurate and very tasty:

Rollmop

Rollmop

The cut of the pickled herring wasn’t conducive to rolling it.  So we settled for the alternate presentation shown above.  The garnish is chopped parsley and a drizzle of olive oil.  A good lesson:  these pack a lot of taste into a small, cheap package.

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