The Anchovies of Santoña, one of the first areas to canning, they are the best in Spain, and in canned "El Capricho" (Santoña), retained make this a handmade product exceptional. Preserves The Whim of the keys to quality are as elementary as exceptional: limited production, anchovies only from the bay of Biscay and handled immediately, long-term salting (between 12 and 18 months) is necessary to ensure a flavor, odor and color characteristic, wrung out and soban to clean them, instead of scald them, to be scrupulously shaved.
anchovies that you can buy of the bay of Biscay in Preserves The Whim are in the mouth, crisp, with a taste full to anchovy, well-balanced with the olive oil, offering a beautiful brown color salmon and a smoothness worthy of the most discerning palate.
Because, along with the Anchovies from the Cantabrian sea, tuna is one of the flavors most typical of the Cantabrian, now "Conservas El Capricho" it is packaged with the same care guaranteeing you a way to preserve traditional, elevated to the highest level of refinement. Fair point, fatty, fine, delicate: quality Outstanding.
Were italians who at the end of the NINETEENTH century began to be located in Santoña attracted by the bocarte of the bay of Biscay, and by the conditions and possibilities of the municipality. Found here the best bocarte, who came to Santoña during the coastal spring and then return to Italy to their factories, however over time they began to establish their factories in Santoña.
this was by creating the seafaring tradition and anchoera with that account Santoña, and each time were more families that were dedicated to it. That is why that in Santoña is being elaborated with the best anchovies in the world, with the best bocarte.
Santoña is situated in Cantabria, about 48 km from the capital of cantabria, surrounded almost completely by the cantabrian sea. And there, we can find Canned The Caprice.
sometimes you do not know the difference between anchovy and boquerón and is named interchangeably, but this is a big mistake. The difference between anchovy and anchovy is very easy, so there is no reason for you to be confused.
Both the anchovy as anchovy from the bocarte, in the case of Preserves The Whim of the bocarte of the bay of biscay of the species engraulis encrasicolus more specifically, the better. Differ at the time of development, when the bocarte is subjected to the process of salting and maturation, the result is the anchovy, while marina in vinegar and oil gets the anchovy.
Is called colloquially anchovy 00 to the anchovy of larger size the usual.
In Preserves The Whim you can find two formats of anchovies of Santoña large. On the one hand the format of high restoration with 14/16 fillets of anchovies of slightly larger size than usual, and anchovies 10 steaks, of a larger size, with limited units, difficult to achieve.
Preserves The Whim offers a number of different formats so you can enjoy your anchovies. The quality of the anchovies El Capricho is the same on all their cans. What varies is the amount of fillets that are found in them.
The octavillo is the smaller format, of 50 g, and contains about 8/9 fillets, it is recommended for 1 person, or 2 who want to eat a few anchovies.
below are the double octavillo of 90 gr with 18 steaks recommended for 2,3 people.
therefore, when selecting the format of anchovies El Capricho, you have to take into account is the number of people that are going to enjoy and the amount of anchovies that they want. All formats are of great quality and will leave a great taste in the mouth.
anchovies El Capricho there is that to keep them always in the refrigerator. We are in a semi-preserve that you need to be between 5 and 12 degrees. To be in the cold, the salt and the oil may solidify so that it is best to remove the can from the fridge 20 minutes of taste to that at room temperature is dissolved and you can appreciate its full potential and flavor.
We also recommend open the format that is going to enjoy, because once you open the can if it is saved, the anchovies are losing quality when in contact with oxygen, so it is always best to open the can and finish it.
on the other hand, in the tin does not affect the light or the vapor that can be generated in the glass jars, and it also provides better expiration. That is why preserves The Whim bet the formats can, for a better conservation of the anchovy.
The anchovy is the result of the processing in the salting of bocarte, blue fish.
Canned The Caprice offers the highest quality, rated as one of the best canning of Anchovies of Santoña, and therefore of the world. A great point of reference.