Pici con le briciole

Pici con le Briciole – A Traditional Tuscan First Course Recipe

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Pici with a traditional breadcrumb sauce

Ingredients (serves 6):

For the pasta: see the recipe we follow in our cooking classes!

For the sauce:

• 300 g Tuscanstyle bread, sliced, toasted lightly and crumbed with your hands
• 45 garlic cloves, chopped finely
• 3 anchovy fillets, chopped finely
• extra virgin olive oil
• salt and black pepper
• hard, aged pecorino cheese (sheep cheese)


Sautè the garlic and the bread crumbs in a generous amount of olive oil until the bread crumbs are crispy. Then add the anchovies, salt and black pepper, toss and set aside. Cook the ‘pici’ in abundant salted water then toss them in a pan through the sauce. Serve with grated pecorino cheese.


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