Whole baked plaice with thyme, cavolo nero, celeriac, walnuts and apple

Preparation time
less than 30 mins

Cooking time
30 mins to 1 hour

Serves
Serves 4

By Tristan Welch

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1.5kg/3lb 5oz –2kg/4lb 8oz whole plaice
  • large bunch fresh thyme
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 300g/10½oz celeriac , halved, peeled and sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 red apples, such as Braeburn or gala, halved, core removed and sliced
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp walnuts, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 300g/10½oz cavolo nero, leaves torn in half
  • 2 tbsp walnut oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper