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Sweet Stuffed Sardines with Eggs

A fish recipe used as an appetiser

  • 10 Fresh Sardines or Anchovies

For the stuffing

  • Pinch of ground pepper
  • Pinch of celery seed (or lovage)
  • Pinch of thyme
  • Pinch of oregano
  • Pinch of rosemary (or rue)
  • Finely chopped dates
  • Honey
  • 3 Hard boiled eggs
  • Garum to taste
  • Open the sardines and remove the backbones.
  • Make the stuffing by combining the other ingredients (except the eggs and garum) mix well.
  • Stuff the sardines and wrap individually large leaves
  • Steam gently. When done unwrap the sardines and arrange on a platter.
  • Decorate with the sliced eggs and sprinkle with garum.
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