Sardinas en Escabeche y Pan Crujiente

Marinated Sardines on Crisp Bread Wafers

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Preparation info

  • 12

    Tapas Medias Raciones
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

MoVida Rustica

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2009

  • About

MADRID MAY BE ALMOST 400 KILOMETRES INLAND BUT IT HAS ONE OF THE LARGEST FISH MARKETS IN THE WORLD. FISH ARE TRUCKED AND FLOWN IN FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN AND CANTABRIAN SEAS, THE ATLANTIC OCEAN AND WATERS FURTHER AWAY. THE SPANISH ARE FISH MAD. WALK PAST PEOPLE IN THE STREET AND YOU CAN HEAR THEM ON THEIR MOBILE PHONES HAVING A HEATED DISCUSSION ABOUT HAKE. ESCABECHE IS A PRESERVING TECHNIQUE THAT IS THOUSANDS OF YEARS OLD, YET I SAW THIS DISH BEING SERVED IN A FUNKY NEW SPOT IN MADRI