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The Perfect Match

Did you catch Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall demonstrate his love for trout on television recently?

Casting off for Channel Four’s River Cottage to the Core, he not only caught a fresh trout but then rustled up a salad with it, adding blackcurrant, orange and salad.

For Hugh, trout and fennel are the perfect couple – up there with classic pairings like pork and apple or lamb and garlic. “The sharp-sweet, aniseed notes of fennel enhance, define and underline the quintessential fishiness of fish,” he explained in the Guardian recently.

With the tang of the fruit offsetting the aniseedy-kick of the fennel, this salad couldn’t prove his point any better…

Find the full recipe here: http://www.rivercottage.net/recipes/trout-with-blackcurrant-orange-and-fennel-salad/

 

 

*Image of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall sourced from Telegraph website