Hugh’s Fish Fight friendly mackerel bap

Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s mackerel mission … the MakBap

As part of his Fish Fight, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is encouraging us to eat a more diverse range of fish, and there’s one cheap, sustainable, nutritious and extremely tasty species right at the front of the pack. Mackerel. Criminally under-valued, mackerel is nothing short of a show-stopper. Packed with all the right types of fish oil [...]

Food & drink, Food politics



The mackerel is much under-rated, frequently shunned by the chef and shopper in favour of more familiar white fish such as cod or haddock. This is a shame, because mackerel has a lot to offer. Mackerel is a beautiful fish, all dark blues and greys, it’s skin shiny and sparkling, and it’s easy to prepare [...]

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