Tag Archives: tuna

Faking Fish – Il Pesce Finto

“Pesce finto”, that translates into English as “fake fish”, is the kind of recipe our grandmothers would have resorted to,  the uber home/comfort food that children would enjoy on a visual level too.  Basically, it is made up of mashed … Continue reading

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Insalata Russa: The Salad with a Mysterious Pedigree

I almost got a headache reading around the origins for a mixture of veggies and mayonnaise that in Italy is known as “Insalata Russa” (i.e. Russian salad) and in Russia as “Salade Olivier”.  By all means, if you have time … Continue reading

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Salsa Tonnata – Fish ketchup

Salsa tonnata is a sauce made using tuna packed in olive oil, some capers, a few fillets of anchovies packed in oil, and some freshly made mayonnaise.  It’s been around for a while and, as with the previous post on … Continue reading

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