Jellied eels is one of the traditional appetizers in London. This dish is made of chopped eels boiled in a spiced stock that is allowed to cool and set, forming a jelly. Jellied eels is usually served along with a pie and mashed potatoes. Where is eels fished? Previously, the main source of this fish for any English kitchen was the river Thames flowing through London.
Nowadays, jellied eels is not so popular among Londoners. But why did it remain one of the most popular dishes for more than two centuries? We will try to figure that out asking the employees of fish factories.