Whatever version of the tale is told, the Stargazy Pie story is a story about Mousehole, the ship Inn and the village community.
An odd-looking, if not slightly intimidating creation. The cold fishy stare of the pilchard heads that poke through the shortcrust lid. Their bodies, meanwhile, are tucked under the pastry; a white sauce envelopes them. Salty and formidably traditional, it’s seasoned with coarse pepper and parsley.