Dictionary of Ichthyology  

stargazey pie = sardines arranged in a circle between layers of short crust pastry, a dish of Devon and Cornwall. The fish are stuffed with herbs, mustard, apple or samphire (sea asparagus). The fish heads are left poking through the top, sometimes the tails too.

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