Pasta with sardines
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Pasta with sardines is an important Sicilian first course. With sweet and sour notes, pasta with sardines is a skilful mix of earthy flavors with heady scents of the sea. It has Palermo origins and has numerous variations. The most classic of the recipes involves the combination of long pasta, generally bucatini, with fresh sardines and wild fennel. The other ingredients are onion, salted anchovies, pine nuts, raisins, saffron and toasted breadcrumbs, oil, salt and pepper. The Trappitara version of Trappeto, in the province of Palermo, is strictly in white and seems to be the most classic; the Milanese involves the use of salted sardines and the addition of tomato sauce; Messina, does not include the use of saffron ...