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Fresh Pike

I just love fresh pike at springtime. Nothing can’t be better. Right? Probably because this pike has eaten small whitefish, smelt, and perch. Delicacies as well.

Pike Soup

Pike Soup
Pike Soup

Now that the balmy summer turns slowly to autumn—this morning at the cottage it was foggy and barely 10°C—it’s time to dig out all the recipes for delicious soups. And what else would warm you up better than pike bones, and crab or crayfish shells! If you don’t fancy cooking the broth, forget cooking a fish soup!  …

Pike & Pepper Pie

Pike & Pepper Pie
Pike & Pepper Pie

Here you have the easiest and fastest way to get rid of pike bones. Make sure that you use a traditional meat grinder! Food processors make the meat too crushed, yet few bones may survive the process. …

Tarragon-Horseradish Pike

Tarragon-Horseradish Pike
Tarragon-Horseradish Pike

Delicious and aromatic French tarragon and fresh horseradish augment fried pike to a completely new level.

Make sure that you use French tarragon! Once I accidentally bought Russian tarragon, because I never imagined that it would even be sold. As Wikipedia notes about the Russian tarragon, it “is widely considered useless as a culinary herb”.  …