On the connection between Sir John Fastolf, victor at the Battle of Herrings, and Sir John Falstaff, a large Shakespearean character
Dumas and his Grand Dictionary of Cuisine, a flawed translation corrected and all its herring jokes and recipes restored
Various recipes explored for this classic Russian dish, together with a photograph of one I made earlier
A brief history of the brief history of The Herring Adventure, in which our hero transforms an economy and emancipates womankind
A description of this Swedish dish; consideration of when he was actually tempted and how this might impact on the authenticity of some recipes
An 8,000 year history of salt and salt pickling, paying particular attention to the preservation of herrings by the German Hanse, the Dutch and the British.
C19th/C20th Scottish herring industry dominance linked to the Siege of Newcastle and suffering South Shields saltworkers
On the nature of white herring, its international markets and its historical underachievement with the Great British public