Caserecci with Anchovies and Cauliflower

This recipe for pasta with anchovies and cauliflower was inspired by this article in The New Yorker. Judith Thurman’s poetic words about  pine nuts, which she calls her “secret ingredient,” reminded us of the goodness of pine nuts in pasta. Pine nuts are of the utmost importance to this dish, but our secret ingredient, instead, is Salted…

GustiBasics: Cleaning Whole Salted Anchovies

Gustiamo’s whole salted anchovies are caught seasonally in the fishing village of Cetara, on the Amalfi Coast. The Nettuno family uses only the freshest and best, locally fished anchovies. Before putting the anchovies into glass jars, the Nettuno family cleans them, removes the fish heads and packs them in sea salt. When these plump anchovies…

Seared Lamb Chops with Anchovies, Capers and Sage

Anchovies enhance the flavor of every dish and bring out the character of every ingredient, without leaving a strong fishy taste! Here is a wonderful recipe of Lamb Chops cooked with anchovies and capers written by Melissa Clark in the New York Times. She says that this dish can even be served to friends who…