Recipe of spaghetti with fresh anchovies
Ingredients for five or six people
1/2 kg. spaghetti
1/2 kg fresh anchovies
1 glass dry white wine
2 or 3 garlic cloves
1 sprig of parsley
a little piece of chili pepper
2 or 3 tomatoes cut in pieces
olive oil, salt, pepper, a little fine bread crumb
Dry the fish removing heads and bones, wash and cut them in little pieces. Make a mixture of chopped parsley and onion and fry it lightly in a little olive oil.
After some minutes, add the fish pieces and turn them a little in this frying mixture. Then add the tomato pieces and a tablespoon of olive oil, the chili pepper, salt and wine.
Cook again on a low heat for an hour in an uncovered pot. If the sauce is too dense, add some water.
Cook the spaghetti in a big pot of salted water. At the end dress the spaghetti with the sauce adding a little bread crumb. Mix very well and serve hot.
Recipe taken from "Traditional recipes of Romagna cuisine" Raffaelli Editore