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    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

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    Last update: 08/02/2017