Put simply, whitebait are young fish. They are only 2–5 cm (1–2 inches) in length and the entire fish is eaten — head and tail — and they are not gutted. Whitebait are tender with a slight crunch, and are very tasty.
For the Love of Food
WRIGHT BROTHERS: Oyster bar and seafood nook with daily happy hours serving whitebait, crab and potted shrimp dishes. - Location: 56 Old Brompton Rd, SW7 3DY - Contact: 020 7581 0131 - Price: ££
LONDON city trip
Hand thrown in delicate white clay, with gorgeous whitebait pattern adorned all around. Large sized for big mugs and good as a pot stand too.
The Whitebait Service-circa 1820. Photo: Bonhams.
A Potted History of Spode & the Copeland Barrett Period
2016 New Arrival New >10 Gaiwan Tea Pot Silver Cup Fambe Tianmu Built With Whitebait Kung Fu Tea Single Ceramic Masters Lotus(China (Mainland))
Whitebait mug - Neil Tregear
Pot fish (fried whitebait), smoked sea salt, cacao aioli at Rabot 1745. The photographer - Hannah Fawkes
Rabot 1745 Restaurant, Borough Market
Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Cookery Course S01E04 Recipes: Slow cooked fiery lamb, Chilli & spice whitebait, Roasted squash hummus, Curry spiced sweetcorn soup, Fragrant spiced rice pudding Cooking tips: Zesting a lemon, Finely chopping garlic, Peeling a ginger, Leftover vanilla pods, Leftover spices
Mangia! Gordon Ramsay
Salted caramel and vanilla cheesecake! Can substitute white corn syrup for golden syrup, as the golden stuff is difficult to find in the USA.
Food for Future Efforts
Whitebait basin by Tregear Pottery as seen on the Pottery Throw Down
Great British Pottery Throw Down