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In Puglia little fish (elsewhere called pesce azzurro, puppidhi or pesciolini) are a popular snack. Dredge them in flour and fry them, and serve hot, or after frying put them up for a few days in white vinegar, breadcrumbs, saffron, garlic and mint: pupiddhri in scapece (escabeche).

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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