Cantabrian Anchovies 235g

£7.99

Cantabrian anchovies are highly regarded for their exceptional taste and quality. They are caught in the Bay of Biscay, off the coast of northern Spain, and are processed using traditional methods that involve hand-cleaning, salting, and aging. The result is a rich, buttery, and savoury flavour that sets them apart from other types of anchovies.

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Fillets of salted anchovies (Fish) (Engraulis encrasicolus) (51%), olive oil (49%).

Average nutritional values per: 100g
Energy 2053kj
498kcal
Fat 50g
of which saturates 7.2g
Carbohydrate 0g
of which sugars 0g
Fibre n/a
Protein 13g
Salt 8g

Why & How To Use Cantabrian Anchovies In Making A Shoulder Of Lamb

 

The art of culinary alchemy unfolds when Cantabrian anchovies meet the succulent canvas of a shoulder of lamb. These prized anchovies, hailing from the Cantabrian Sea, boast a unique flavour profile marked by exceptional quality and complexity. Their role in a lamb masterpiece is nothing short of transformative.

To embark on this gastronomic journey, marinate the lamb shoulder with a mixture of minced garlic, chopped rosemary, olive oil, and a touch of lemon zest. As the lamb luxuriates in these flavours, it’s time for the Cantabrian anchovies to shine. Gently drape these anchovies across the lamb, their umami essence imparting a layer of savoury depth.

Roast the lamb to perfection, allowing the anchovies’ essence to infuse every fibre. Their rich and balanced flavours become a symphony of the sea and the land, intertwining with the lamb’s succulence. As the lamb emerges from the oven, a golden crust formed by the anchovies graces the exterior, hinting at the symphony of tastes that await.

This marriage of Cantabrian anchovies and lamb conjures an epicurean symphony, where flavours intermingle in a harmonious dance. A slice of this masterpiece reveals the transformative power of these anchovies—elevating the humble shoulder of lamb into a culinary sensation that captures the essence of the sea and the heartiness of the land in every delectable bite. Contact us today at Victus Emporium to find out more.

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Weight 0.55 kg