Pesci Arrosto

Grilled fish

Preparation info

  • 4

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Table in Tuscany

By Leslie Forbes

Published 1985

  • About

There is a story that Napoleon, on one of his frequent restless walks around Portoferraio, stopped to admire a catch brought in by some fishermen. The emperor was known to like simple people and simple food. After a chat with the men he invited them back to dinner at the Villa Mulini. And the dinner that night was their own fish! This recipe for grilled fresh sardines comes from Signora Pierangela Piras’ excellent book L’ISOLA D’ELBA IN CUCINA, but it is such a classic way of cooking fish t