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Anchovy Brochettes    HT   HD  Italian    30mins

Serves 4     Hot   Fish  Appetizer   Hors d'oeuvre  Starter  Eggless Italy  Europe



8 Large slices of White Bread

200g/7oz Mozzarella Cheese

150g/5oz Butter

1 50g/2oz tin of Anchovy Fillets

4 tbsp Milk




1. Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas mark 6. Cut the bread and cheese into 5cm/2 inch squares then thread alternately onto 8 skewers, starting and ending with a square of bread.


2. Arrange on an ovenproof dish to that each end of the skewers are supported by the rims.


3. Melt 100g/4oz of the butter in a pan and brush generously over the brochettes. Season with salt and pepper.


4. Cook in the oven for 15 - 20 minutes, basting from time to time with the butter in the dish, until golden brown.


5. Meanwhile, melt the remaining butter in a saucepan and add the drained and mashed anchovies. Gradually add the milk and mix well over a low heat.


6. Just before serving, pour the anchovy mix over the brochettes. Serve hot as a starter.


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