> Pete Fraser wrote:
>> I was watching a TV show a few days ago.
>> There was a suspicion that a bar owner had been murdered
>> because he didn't serve "fish wings" frequently enough.
>> What are fish wings?
>> There seem to be several southern restaurants with the name:
>> Fish[,] Wings <conjunction> [Things | Thangs | Thans | Thingz |
>> Thangz], but it's not clear what they serve.
>> A couple of Google hits suggested they might be fish
>> cheeks or collar (perhaps Hamachi).
> Maybe somebody in rec.food.cooking would know. Here's a post from a
> few years ago:
>> Actually, you can buy "fish wings" here. In fact, "wings" from the
>> iconic barramundi. They're basically the bit including the
>> fin and the adjacent "belly flap" on each side of the carcass after
>> cutting off the head and taking off the fillets. They're pretty
>> chewing, but I wouldn't buy them. They're worth cooking if you
>> your own barra (which is good fun too :-).
>> Cheers, Phred.
The wings with which I'm familiar are skate wings. The skate is of
the ray family, with "wings" on each side. Skate was very popular in
England but has really suffered from overfishing. It's a very tasty