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Bagna Cauda    HT  HD     Italian   20mins

Serves 4    Hot     Fish  Vegetables  Hors d'oeuvre   Starter  Appetizer   Gluten  Wheat free  Italy  Europe



3 x 50g/2oz tins of Anchovy Fillets

150g/5oz Butter

5 Cloves Garlic, finely sliced

210ml/7 fl.oz. Good quality Vegetable Oil

An assortment of Raw vegetables e.g.

Red, Green and Yellow Capsicums




Spring Onions





1. Drain the anchovies and place in a bowl of water. Soak while you prepare the vegetables.


2. Wash and trim the vegetables and cut into pieces large enough to be held and dipped. Arrange on a large plate and refrigerate until ready to be used.


3. Melt the butter in a pan, add the sliced garlic and fry gently without browning.


4. Mash the anchovies well and add to the butter and stir in the oil. Cook for 10 minutes stirring all the time.


5. To serve - transfer the hot anchovy sauce to a serving bowl place it in the centre of the platter containing the vegetable pieces. Serve as a starter.



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