Given Italy’s abundance of coastline, it comes as no surprise that fish and seafood are a prominent fixture in the national cuisine. Take Liguria, for instance: stop by any quaint restaurant in any coastal region - be it the family-run eateries in the pastel-hued Camogli, or the fashionable haunts situated on Portofino’s yacht-lined marinas - and you’ll find that pesce (‘fish’ in the native tongue) dominate the menu. In fact, chefs of the Italian Riviera are so captivated by their catch that fish in Liguria is often served in the simplest of means.
The region’s most popular fish dish sees freshly-caught sea bass served whole and dressed in Liguria’s famed olive oil and Taggiasche olives. A scattering of tomatoes and salt, and that’s it. But locals and visitors alike are enthralled by this dish. Capturing the essence of Italian cuisine, in its unpretentious preparation of fresh, high-quality ingredients, this dish is as quintessentially Ligurian as pesto alla Genovese or focaccia. We honour the pescato del giorno (meaning ‘catch of the day’) with our sweet and delicate sea bass ravioli. To complement the flavour of the fish, we dress the ravioli in a simple, but beautiful, butter infused with sage (a fabulous pairing for pesce). To finish, we garnish with a little asparagi di mare (the Italians adorably, and fittingly, refer to samphire as ‘asparagus of the sea’), adding a final whisper of the Italian riviera, at its most divine.
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- Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Salt the water (around ½tbsp per litre).
- Cook the pasta in the boiling water for 3 minutes.
- Whilst the pasta cooks, put the butter and samphire in a pan, cover with a lid and heat until steaming. Once steaming, turn off the heat.
- Lift the pasta out of the water and transfer to the butter and samphire. Toss gently to coat.
- Serve immediately. Buon appetito!
Allergens in BOLD & CAPITALISED:
Pasta (WHEAT Flour, WHEAT Semolina, Pasteurised EGG), Filling (Mascarpone Cheese (Pasteurised Cow MILK, Cream (MILK), Salt, Acidity Regulator; Lactic Acid), Seabass (FISH), Potato Flakes, Butter (MILK), Onions, Garlic, White Wine (SULPHITES), Parsley, Salt, White Pepper), Rice Flour
Butter (MILK), Sage
In addition to the recipe-specific allergen information provided, Pasta Evangelists handles all 14 allergens prescribed in legislation. Whilst we have implemented and maintain safety practices and take all reasonable precautions to prevent cross-contamination, we cannot guarantee that our products will not contain traces of these allergens.
Calories per serving: 797kcal
Following nutritional information is per 100g:
- Energy 1421kJ
- Calories 341kcal
- Fat 19.5g
- Of which saturates 7.7g
- Carbohydrates 24.0g
- Of which sugars 0.8g
- Protein 17.0g
- Salt 0.9g
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