Secondi / Fish

Branzino al Forno con Vegetali Oven-Baked Sea Bass with Vegetables Serves 4 Ingredients: Salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste 4 (1 ¼-pound) whole sea bass, cleaned (you can use other whole fish such as red snapper) 4 sprigs fresh rosemary 4 sprigs fresh thyme 2 lemons, 1 cut into eight wedges, plus juice […]

Filetto di Pesce al Forno con Timballo di Patate Baked Fish Fillets with Potato Timbale Serves 4 Ingredients: 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme 2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger Salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste 4 (6-ounce) fillets of monkfish, salmon, or red snapper […]

Langostine al Guazzetto di Romano Romano’s Prawns in Cognac Serves 4 Ingredients: 16 prawns, cleaned and shelled, leaving the heads intact (if you can’t get prawns, use very large shrimp) Flour, for dredging 2 tablespoons sweet butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes Salt and […]

Tonno all’Etrusca Etruscan Tuna Serves 4 Ingredients: ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 small red onion, sliced thin ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 cup crushed canned tomatoes ¾ cup chopped fresh tomato 3 cups homemade fish stock ⅓ cup pitted Italian black olives ¼ cup drained capers 4 (6-ounce) […]

Baccala Arrostito con Ceci Roasted salt Cod with Chickpeas Serves 4 When we used to make salt cod in Pieve Santo Stefano, we’d wash the salt out by leaving the cod in the village fountain for a day. Today, most housewives leave the fish under running water in the kitchen sink, or let it soak […]