Food for Thought: Anchovies with Green Sauce and Roero

anchovies

Anchovies are a favorite of Roero and can be found in a variety of dishes.

One particularly traditional recipes, however, is the Anchovies with a green sauce… a recipe that combines the fresh ingredients of the garden such as basil and parsley, locally pressed olive oils, and, of course, anchovies.

Ingredients:

  • 20  salt-packed anchovies
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 1/2 bunch basil
  • 1 hard-boiled egg yolks
  • 1 chili pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1-2 tsp vinegar

Directions:

  1. Rinse the salt from the anchovies, slice them lengthwise and remove the bones.
  2. Boil the yolks of the eggs.
  3. Blend chopped parsley, basil, galic, and chili in a bowl with the mashed, cooked yolks. Stir in oil and vinegar.
  4. Arrange anchovies on a small platter and cover with the sauce. Top another layer of anchovies and more sauce. Continue layer, ending with a thick layer of sauce.
  5. Set aside for 4-6 hours before serving. Serve with crusty bread and Roero.
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