Anchovy & Potato Pancake

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Appears in
Food of the Sun: A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1995

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The Italian name for this dish is tortino di alici e patate, somehow less prosaic than the English translation and closer in feeling to its subtle tastes and melting textures.

This is to be cooked when you can lay your hands on fresh anchovies. The next best alternative is to use the lightly brined Spanish anchovy fillets called bochorones. Salted and tinned anchovy fillets in oil may be substituted, but the character of the dish is then profoundly changed and you will need to use l