Mummy Heath’s Mackerel Pate.

Fancy a quick and easy dinner that is also relatively cheap? I present my Mum’s tried and tested recipe of mackerel pate.

First step, hard boil your egg. Confession, I had never boiled an egg. Sounds ridiculous but when was the last time you did? I am a fried, scrambled or poached egg girl. After consulting Delia I managed to boil an egg. A great accomplishment.

Smoked mackerel pâté

Grab your mackerel and de-skin.

Smoked mackerel pâté

Smoked mackerel pâté

Mash the egg and mackerel in a bowl.

Smoked mackerel pâté

Fry some onions in butter.

Smoked mackerel pâté

Add the onions to the mixture with some sour cream. Mix well until you are happy with the consistency.

Smoked mackerel pâté

All finished. Serve with bread and any extras, we had some prawns, avocado and tomatoes.

Smoked mackerel pâté

Oh and naturally wine.

Smoked mackerel pâté