[Sca-cooks] Eel was To cat or not to cat

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Wed Aug 8 19:25:30 PDT 2012

We were served a pickled eel at a feast in England back in 1984.
I thought they had perhaps left it in the pickle too long. We didn't like
it, although we generally like all fish dishes.


On Aug 8, 2012, at 10:11 PM, Dama Antonia wrote:

> On 9/08/2012 11:53 a.m., Robin Vinehall wrote:
>> I've served eel at Japanese themed dinners.  It is available in Asian markets here in Denver under the name of unagi.  It comes pre-cooked in sauce and just needs to be warmed up.  It is very rich; you don't want to eat much at a time.  I think I remember eating stewed eel at an SCA feast a very long time ago.  Liked it, but did not get seconds.
> Definitely true-- it's at least as fatty and meaty as salmon, so very satisfying eating.
> Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

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