Crostini Alla Napoletana

Neapolitan Antipasto

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Recipes from an Italian Farmhouse

By Valentina Harris

Published 1995

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To get the real flavour of this popular antipasto dish you will need to try and get hold of proper salted anchovies. If you can't find them, use the ones preserved in oil.


  • 4 salted anchovies or 8 anchovy fillets in oil
  • 8 thick white bread


Wash the anchovies, de-scale them and cut them in half lengthways, then cut each length in half again to make 16 strips. Alternatively, blot anchovy fillets with kitchen paper and split them lengthways.

Cut the bread slices in half and spread one side thickly with butter. Then place a piece o