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La Gran Anchoa A La Antigua - Spanish Anchovies in Extra Virgin Olive Oil

from Spain by Ortiz
Item description Temp PRICE PER UNIT Price Qty Sku
1 tin - 2.36 oz chilled $23.04 $23.04
15 tins - 2.36 oz ea chilled $20.74 $311.10

La Gran Anchoa A La Antigua - Spanish Anchovies in Extra Virgin Olive Oil


Spain, renowned for its rich culinary traditions, is home to a gastronomic gem that has tantalized taste buds for centuries – La Gran Anchoa A La Antigua. This delicacy, comprised of Spanish anchovies immersed in extra virgin olive oil, is a testament to the country's commitment to quality ingredients and time-honored preparation methods.

At the heart of La Gran Anchoa A La Antigua lies the age-old process behind traditional Mediterranean anchovy production. Harvested from the Cantabrian Sea, these small, silvery fish are selected with meticulous care. The traditional method of preparation involves curing the anchovies in sea salt for an extended period, allowing them to develop a distinct flavor profile and desirable texture.

Salt-curing is an art form in itself. Anchovies are carefully layered in wooden barrels, generously covered with sea salt, and left to mature. This slow-curing process enhances the fish's natural flavors while reducing excess moisture, resulting in a firm and succulent texture.

The union of La Gran Anchoa A La Antigua with extra virgin olive oil elevates this seemingly simple ingredient into a refined culinary experience. Ortiz uses only the finest extra virgin olive oil to infuse anchovies with a luxurious and velvety finish.

The choice of extra virgin olive oil is crucial, as it imparts a distinct taste that complements the anchovies' richness without overpowering their natural flavors. This high-quality olive oil adds depth and complexity to the dish, making it a true gastronomic delicacy.

La Gran Anchoa A La Antigua is a versatile delicacy that pairs seamlessly with various culinary companions. Enjoy it on a crusty slice of bread or as a topping for tomato-based salads. For a traditional Spanish tapas experience, pair it with olives, cheese, and a glass of crisp white wine.

A testament to Spain's culinary heritage, La Gran Anchoa A La Antigua showcases the artistry and dedication of its gastronomic craftsmen. From the careful selection of anchovies to the infusion with extra virgin olive oil, every step in the process is a celebration of quality and tradition.

Ingredients: Anchovies, extra virgin olive oil and salt.
Storage: Keep refrigerated. Once opened, keep the anchovies refrigerated, fully covered in olive oil and consume within 5 days.
Availability: Usually ships within 1 business days. Product is perishable and must ship via Overnight service.

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