Giglio Island: 5 fish recipes that you have to taste during a holiday

Regardless of how many days you have decided to spend on Giglio Island, there is one thing that you have to do: taste the traditional dishes. And since you’re great connoisseurs of fish recipes, these are the five culinary specialties that you have to eat before returning home.

  1. Palamita in umido. The first is a classic recipe of the island. The palamita in umido combines all the most characteristic flavors of the island: fish, wine, and vegetables. If you want to test your culinary skills, prepare it is not particularly difficult.
  2. Tonnina. Tuna is another specialties to taste. On Giglio Island, it is prepared in two main ways: tuna in oil, which can be served with a tomato salad; tuna in the pan, preparation that enhances the flavor of this fish.
  3. Cacciucco. You must not forget that you are in Tuscany and Tuscany is the home of this very tasty fish soup. The ingredients of the traditional recipes are: peeled tomatoes, octopus, priest fish, redfish, mullet, and small bluefishes. A real must.
  4. Pesce in scaveccio. A very peculiar recipe for a very peculiar taste. To the oil used to fry the fish, are added hot vinegar, raisins, minced garlic, rosemary and salt. Ten, this sauce is poured into the baking dish until fishes are completely covered.
  5. Totani ripieni. The squids are filled with eggs, breadcrumbs, milk, salt, olive oil, garlic, parsley and mortadella, then cooked in a pan with olive oil, garlic, parsley and basil. A real delicacy.


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