Anchovy fillets with figs (appetizer)
An easy but also "inspired" appetizer ideal to pleasantly surprise your guests!
120 gr. anchovy fillets (20 pieces)
150 gr. dried figs
1 cup red wine
1 cinnamon stick
5 allspice grains
1/2 teacup olive oil
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Chop dried figs and simmer in red wine with spices (cinnamon stick and allspice grains) for about 20 minutes. Let them cool and mix them in a blender with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper until they become jelly. Wrap anchovy fillets with a little of the pulp of dried figs in small rolls.
If desired, garnish with a little dill before serving.