Rigby’s Encyclopaedia of the Herring

A work in progress with no end in sight

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GERMAN SPIES

An dubious account of the use of herrings to identify German spies pretending to be Dutch during World War II

GOLDEN HERRING

On the golden coloured, more lightly smoked version of red herring, once sold extensively in the Mediterranean, together with recipes

GRANDMOTHER’S RECIPES

The self-indulgent inclusion of two herring dishes appearing in my Sussex grandmother's hand-written collection of strangely intermingled poems and recipes

GREEN HERRING

A very short entry explaining what green herring is, together with a visual explanation of why the silver darlings may have acquired that name