Anchovy dressing (makes one cup)
4 garlic bulbs left whole, unpeeled
6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
6 anchovy fillets, chopped into small pieces
salt and pepper to taste.
Cut the bulbs in half and squeeze the garlic out like toothpaste into a bowl.
Mash with a fork, add the olive oil and the anchovies, season and mix thoroughly.
It is now ready to use.
3-4 medium large beetroot, tops off
6-8 medium sized white or brown onions, skin left on
extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
Turn the heat down to a simmer until the vegetables are cooked.
Peel the beetroot and cut into thick wedges.
Squeeze the middles out of the onions and discard the skin.
Dress with the olive oil and season to taste.
3-4 sea scallops per person
6 cloves of garlic, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
Add the scallops and fry on both sides until they are golden brown.
Add the minced garlic and fry a little more.
Season and serve with the bollito.
August 8 1995