1. Bigoli in salsa - Anchovies and Onions Pasta Sauce from Veneto.jpg

    Bigoli in salsa - Anchovies and Onions Pasta Sauce from Veneto.jpg

  2. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Bigoli in Salsa – Anchovies and Onions Pasta Sauce from Veneto

    Bigoli – a type of long pasta both fresh and dried similar to Spaghetti, a little thicker than your average Spaghetti and their rough surface generally retains better the sauce you season them with. In the original recipe they are made simply with soft wheat flour, water and salt. In one of the...
  3. Morning Glory

    Recipe Ham on Cheese on Toast with Anchovy Relish

    I used a wonderful and historic British product known as Gentleman's Relish to make this. Its essentially an anchovy butter which is more anchovy than butter. The recipe is a secret! I've included a home-made version in the recipe here. Ingredients Slices of bread Thick cut ham slices Slices...
  4. Morning Glory

    Recipe Asparagus, Smoked Salmon & Mozzarella on Toast with Capers

    Super easy to make. Asparagus is lovely with melted cheese and the capers add a piquancy which lifts the taste of the ordinary. Ingredients Slices of bread (sour dough would be good) Asparagus Smoked Salmon Mozzarella slices Capers Slices of lime Balsamic Poppy seeds & sesame seeds to scatter...
  5. Stuffed Sage Leaves with Anchovy and Mozzarella.jpg

    Stuffed Sage Leaves with Anchovy and Mozzarella.jpg

  6. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Stuffed Sage Leaves with Anchovy and Mozzarella

    Here is a very crispy tasty starter/appetizer. Sage is an aromatic herb with a strong flavor and accompanied by anchovy and mozzarella you’ll have an interesting combination. The batter can be made in many ways according to your habits and tastes, this is the classic with eggs, milk and flour...
  7. Morning Glory

    Recipe Warm Yellow Bean Salad with Anchovy Dressing (low fat)

    I came across these yellow beans in the supermarket (imported from Kenya). They taste very similar to green beans but perhaps more 'musky'. Inside the pods are tiny pale green beans which may account for that flavour. Anchovies work wonderfully with fresh beans so I set about creating a simple...
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    Diced aubergine seasoned with oregano, garlic and anchovies
  9. Pettole - Christmas Fritters from Apulia.jpg

    Pettole - Christmas Fritters from Apulia.jpg

    My father’s family is from Apulia, a region in the South of Italy, and so following the Apulian tradition Christmas time was always celebrated with the preparation of these scrummy and versatile fritters with a are these savoury ones with anchovies
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    Cavolo nero.jpeg

    Cavolo nero sautéed with garlic,anchovy fillets and chili pepper
  11. Morning Glory

    Recipe Cheese, Mustard & Anchovy Pull Apart Bread

    I’d been meaning to try this technique for making pull apart bread for a while now but have been pondering what kind of filling to use. The CookingBites Recipe Challenge: Mustard offered the perfect opportunity to experiment. I used a method (but not the recipe) described here. It was far...
  12. Morning Glory

    Recipe Potato Salad with Egg, Anchovy, Pickled Lemon and Parsley

    You really don’t need mayonnaise for this potato salad. The sour tang of pickled lemon and the deep umami of the anchovy are lifted by the freshness of the parsley. All that is needed is some good olive oil to bring all the ingredients together. The chilli flakes are optional but add piquancy...
  13. Morning Glory

    Recipe Linguine with The Lady's Relish

    So easy! Of course you need to make 'The Lady's Relish' first but that is not difficult. This pasta dish is better than the sum of its parts. Ingredients (per single serving) 100g linguine 2 heaped tbsps 'The Lady's Relish' Zest of half a lemon Chopped parsley Method Cook the pasta just how...
  14. Morning Glory

    Recipe Anchovy and Mushroom Buns

    A savoury version of cinnamon buns using The Lady’s Relish and a butter enriched dough. This recipe makes 8 large or 16 small buns. Ingredients 450g bread flour 7g instant yeast 8g salt 1 tbsp sugar 200ml semi-skimmed milk 50g butter 1 egg 'The Lady’s Relish' as per the recipe here Beaten...
  15. Morning Glory

    Recipe The Lady’s Relish

    If you want to call this recipe 'spiced anchovy and mushroom butter’ feel free. But as its a riff on a traditional English savoury paste, The Gentleman’s Relish, I thought that The Lady’s Relish would be a convenient shorthand. The recipe for Gentleman's Relish is still top secret but its known...
  16. epicuric

    Anchovy butter

    Ingredients 100g lightly unsalted butter, softened 2 anchovy fillets, chopped finely 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley Ground black pepper. Method Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl. Empty out onto a piece of cling film then roll into a sausage, twisting the ends to compress. Chill in a...
  17. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Bread with butter & anchovies

    Simplicity. An appetizer (or sometimes even a quick lunch) that really gets ready in a few mins. Preparation time 5 mins Bread slices to taste Unsalted butter, to taste Anchovy fillets in olive oil a pinch of dried chilli peppers a sprig of fresh or frozen parsley Method Heat the slices...
  18. Morning Glory

    Recipe Gentleman's Relish

    The following recipe and introduction is from British Food: A History by Dr Neil Buttery Gentleman’s Relish is a cooking ingredient in its own right: the fish, salt and spices all provide a great seasoning to stews, especially lamb, and is great stirred into scrambled eggs. It can be melted...
  19. Morning Glory


    Recently mentioned in another thread - do you love them or hate them? There are many ways they can be used. One old school favourite is making pockets in a leg of lamb and stuffing anchovies into them before roasting. The anchovies melt away but really enhance the flavour. How do you use them?
  20. Morning Glory

    Recipe Aubergine, Pepper and Anchovy Filo Tian

    This is a little fiddly to make but not at all difficult. The filo strips stick nicely to the aubergine and peppers so there is no need for a mould. I served it as a starter. For a vegan version you could substitute sun dried tomatoes or capers for the anchovy. Ingredients (makes 2 to 3...
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