Eel, Pie and Mash. Eel, pie and mash houses are bits of living history and are very much a London invention. The houses were a Victorian creation, though sellers had had stalls since the eighteenth century. Eels were very cheap and just swimming about in the River Thames. #Pie and mash and jellied eel http://bigrecipezone.wordpress.com/
Pie, Mash & Jellied Eels: what are they & why? Explained in an article here. (This was recently syndicated by RyanSeacrest.com - what a weird world we live in...) Photo: Pie and Mash by colinmeeks, via Flickr.