is for Anchovy.
A pokey little fish with attitude
I absolutely adore
My semi final menu on Masterchef was a starter of
Spinach and Anchovy pate with
50g tin or jar complete with oil, fizzled in a pan to a paste,
added to 350g of wilted, drained and chopped spinach leaves.
allow to cool. Mix with
100g cream cheese and freshly squeezed
orange juice to taste and a grind of pepper.
Serve in a ramekin garnished
with orange slices and parsley.
Accompanied by wholemeal soldiers.
A certain important person of my acquaintance
told me of his dislike of anchovies and commanded I not serve them.
*I bobbed my reply.
*That bit's a fib - Sorry!
However, he did thoroughly enjoy my Caesar salad
with the dressing made of the aforementioned no no,
whizzed together with Parmesan, extra virgin!
balsamic vinegar, freshly ground pepper and
a dash of Worcestershire sauce.