Sinful Sicilian Pasta

A classic Sicilian pasta dish, a beautiful combination of flavours which are iconic with the area. Rich with tomatoes, anchovies and breadcrumbs. A perfect combination of flavours for all the tastebuds to dance.


  • 500g/12oz Fusilli Lunghi or any long pasta
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 5 anchovies
  • 400g/2 cups tomato passata
  • 50g/1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 50g/1/4 cup raisins
  • 50g/1/4 cup sultanas
  • 50g/1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 50g/1/4 cup toasted breadcrumbs
  • Salt & pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil


In a large pan of salted water, cook the pasta until al dente.

In a large frying add add a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Add the garlic and fry for around 3-4 minutes.

Add the anchovies and pine nuts and break down the anchovies until dissolved. Add the tomato passata, tomato paste and mix well.

Add the sultanas and raisins and reduce for 15-20 minutes on low heat.

Season with salt and pepper.

Add the pasta to the pan with the sauce and toss well together until combined.

Finish with toasted breadcrumbs sprinkled on top. Buon Appetito…

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