'Pasta cu anciovi e ca muddica' in Sicilian slang means 'Pasta with anchovies and breadcrumbs' (notice the similar words anciovi and anchovies ! A small world !).Breadcrumbs was used to replace the use of the grated parmesan cheese more expensive.Eat this pasta drinking a sparkling white wine.
Ingredients for 4 persons
1 pound of pasta (spaghetti or bucatini)
2 garlic cloves
12 anchovy fillets
8 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
6 tablespoons of breadcrumbs
Fry the garlic cloves, finely chopped in a small frying pan with 6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. Then add the anchovy fillets chopped, squash them in order to melt all the fillets. Cook pasta until al dente. Meanwhile, gently fry breadcrumbs in two tablespoons of olive oil until it is brown. Pour the sauce over the pasta and mix them. Serve hot sprinkled with the breadcrumbs.