Across the Mediterranean area is a common practice conservation of anchovies. We propose one way.
Ingredients for 4 people:
– 500 gr of fresh anchovies
– 7 lemons
– 1 dl olive oil organic extra virgin Olicatessen
– Salt and pepper
Clean the anchovies, remove the heads and viscera. Open them and remove the thorns. Wash well, drain and dry them a bit with a clean cloth. Reserve in a bowl.
Squeeze 6 lemons and sprinkle with juice the anchovies. Add salt and pepper and put them in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
Grate the rind of half a lemon and reserve.
Before serving, drain the water that has been left in the source, season with a splash of extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with the lemon zest.