Olasagasti Anchovies a la Basque
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Olasagasti Anchovies a la Basque is bold, yet not overpowering, the marinade gets an aromatic boost from whole cayenne pepper and a whole clove of garlic, while wine vinegar adds an extra tang that takes it to another level.
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About Olasagasti Anchovies a la Basque
Olasagasti Anchovies a la Basque. If you think about the typical can of anchovy fillets that you expect to cook with, these are radically different. While many tinned anchovies from supermarkets and even from specialty grocers can be overly salty, oily, and fishy, these succulent whole fish taste clean and bright, with an extra boost of flavor that comes from their golden olive oil marinade. Bold, yet not overpowering, the marinade gets an aromatic boost from whole cayenne pepper and a whole clove of garlic, while wine vinegar adds an extra tang that takes it to another level. Yet the fresh flavor of the fish still shines. Olasagasti’s anchovies are caught at their peak every spring and are tender, yet toothsome, yielding a satisfying chew before melting in your mouth. Like other tinned fish, the spine is present and can be removed if you choose, but the canning process makes it brittle and soft enough that it’s completely edible—you won’t notice it.
Salvatore Orlando left Sicily, he moved to the Basque Country, where he planted some canned and salted fish factories. Thanks to his entrepreneurial skills, becomes one of the main actors in the industrialization of the fishing sector in the Basque Country: in 1923 opens two factories, one in Guetaria and the other in Ondarroa. Later, other factories are born throughout the fishing area of the Basque coast. Since 1920, the brand Orlando is asserting itself in the Spanish market, extending even to the canned vegetable sector. Its presence on the Italian market has been active since 1949 with Salvatore Orlando Genoa.
Ignazio Orlando in 1993, after the sale of the Spanish business to a US multinational, decided to continue the entrepreneurial tradition in the fishing industry, participating in the restructuring and modernization of the factory Conservas Dentici S.L., 13 km from the port of Ondarroa. The best-known brands imported directly from Olasagasti & C. Srl already Salvatore Orlando are Orlando, Olasagasti, Bribon, El Faro, Gercor, The Marquinesa.