Fish & Potato with Cheese Topping – serves 4 people

800 g white fish                                
6 – 7 potatoes
10 ml fish salt                                   
30 ml cake flour
10 ml brown sugar                             
80 ml melted butter
salt & milled black pepper
Topping:
80 ml mayonnaise                              
80 g cheddar cheese, grated
5 ml dry mustard                               
2 ml cayenne pepper
2 eggs, separated                              
200 ml milk
1.        Preheat oven to 200*C (400*F).
2.       Fish must be thawed & rinsed.
3.       Peel & slice the potatoes thinly. Steam until just tender.
4.       Grease a medium sized ovenproof glass dish.
5.       Line the base with a layer of potatoes, season with salt & milled pepper.
6.       Repeat till all potatoes are used up.
7.       Mix the salt, flour, sugar & pepper in a flat dish.
8.       Dip the fish in the melted butter & then in the flour mixture.
9.       Place floured fish on top of the potatoes.
10.    Bake for 10 minutes, while preparing the topping.
11.     Topping: Mix the mayonnaise, grated cheese, mustard powder, cayenne pepper, egg yolks & milk in a mixing bowl.
12.    Beat the egg whites until fluffy & fold into the mayonnaise mixture with a metal spoon.
13.    Remove the dish from the oven & spread the topping on top, covering the fish.
14.    Bake for a further 15 minutes. The topping should puff up & be golden brown.

15.    Serve immediately.

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