Bagno Caldo

Bagno Caldo
Recipe type: sauce
  • 4 ounces canned anchovies
  • 8 garlic cloves finely chopped (a food processor is easiest)
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil ¼ pound butter
  • 2 cups heavy cream (heated in a separate saucepan)
  1. Mash the anchovies in a hot skillet, add the butter and olive oil, and when these are hot, add the garlic.
  2. Simmer about 5 minutes, not allowing the garlic to brown.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in hot cream.
  4. Serve hot in a chafing dish or small iron skillet.