500 grams of Texies fresh hake or any other available white fish
300 grams of potatoes, peeled and chopped into cubes
8 chopped anchovy fillets (optional)
3 Tablespoons of finely chopped onions
3 Tablespoons of chopped flat-leaf parsley
2 eggs, beaten lightly
freshly squeezed juice of lemon or lime
vegetable oil for frying
Place the fish into a pan with the milk.
Bring to the boil and then allow to simmer for 4 minutes.
Remove from the heat and allow to stand, for another 5 minutes.
Remove the fish pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.
Cook the potatoes in salted boiling water. Drain well.
Mash the potatoes ans season with salt and pepper. Flake the fish into the mash.
Mix in the onions, parsley, lemon and beaten egg.
Make into patties and flatten slightly in the palm of your hands.
Dust lightly with flour and fry in the vegetable oil
This recipe make about 12 fish cakes.