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Why You Should Eat Bread, Butter, and Anchovies This Season

More Americans can embrace the Italian go-to snack

Anchovies are key to umami notes in a Caesar dressing or salsa verde. They’ve whispered their flavor into sauces while olives and capers get all the credit. It’s high time they had their solo — ideally, on a piece of crusty bread slathered with nothing else but cultured butter.



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Sara Cagle

Freelance food and travel writer. Living in LA and usually thinking about Italy. Work at saracagle.com and food pics @caglecooks