PASTA CON LE SARDE Pasta with fresh sardines



1 lb Bucatini pasta
1 lb wild young fennel
1 medium onion, thinly chopped
6 anchovy fillets
3 T golden raisins (soak to plump)
3 T pinenuts
pinch saffron
2 lbs fresh sardine fillets
1/4 C blanched and toasted almonds
1/2 C olive oil
to taste salt and pepper
1 T grated Pecorino cheese
1 T butter
1 T bread crumbs

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