Downtown Durham's neighborhood bottle shop and wine bar offering curbside pickup, local delivery, and shipping to 43 states.
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Tomato and olive oil are two of the main characters of the best culinary tales. The selection and careful preparation of these ingredients guarantee the success of a good seasoning. Now add the leading actress, the sardine! Originating in the North East Atlantic and the Mediterranean sea, the sardine is caught at its best.
Once upon a time, there was a sardine that wanted to become a tomato. Although she succeeded, she lost her aroma, and didn’t like her smooth red body. Having changed her mind, she decided she would rather have the tomato as a friend …
CHILDREN IN THE KITCHEN
Club sandwich with sardines in Tomato 2 people – 2 cans
Toast 3 slices of crust less bread. Cut 4 leaves of lettuce in julienne and mix with 2 to 3 tablespoons of mayo. Spread this mixture on 2 slices of toasted bread.
2 hardboiled eggs, pan-fry 4 slices of bacon slowly in a non-stick frying pan. Remove all fat. Cut 6 slices of tomato.
To assemble, place a slice of bread with the lettuce julienne, on top 3 slices of tomato, one sliced hardboiled egg, the sardines in tomato from one of the cans and half the bacon
Above put the second slice of bread with the same ingredients as the first layer. Cover everything with the last slice of bread.
Cut the slices into four triangles; place them on a plate with straw potatoes in the centre.
Penne putanesca, tomato, anchovies, olives, cappers & Sardines in Tomato 4 persons – 3 cans
Heat 60 ml of olive oil in a medium casserole over medium heat. Add 4 cloves of chopped garlic and sauté, about 1 minute. Add 40 gr tomato puree mixed with the preserves, 100 gr olives, 3 fillets of anchovy, 20 gr of capers and oregano. Boil the sauce on medium-low heat until it thickens, about 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
Bake 350 g of penne in a large saucepan with boiling water and salt until it is in the right place, but still firm. Drain the dough; return to the same pan. Add the sauce and chopped parsley. Stir in low heat until the sauce wraps around the batter, about 3 minutes. Serve with grated Parmesan.
Illustration Marta Madureira
Text Eugénio Roda
Recipes Luís Baena
LouElla is Downtown Durham's neighborhood bottle shop, bar, and event space offering curated wine, craft beer, and fortified selections from family operated producers. The business takes its name and mission from owner and proprietor Campbell Davis's Great Aunt LouElla who was much beloved for her warmth, hospitality, and generous spirit. Whether we are serving you at the bar or helping you pick that perfect bottle to host your celebration, our mission is to share LouElla's hospitality with the community.
Owner & Manager
For Cam Davis, LouElla is the culmination of more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality and beverage industry. Cam has successfully managed some of Durham’s finest locally and nationally recognized establishments, including Hutchin's Garage, Guglhupf, Rue Cler, and Durham Catering Company. He brings a wealth of wine and beverage knowledge, not only from his extensive restaurant experience, but also from his tenure as Durham Sales Manager for wine distributor Bordeaux, Fine and Rare.
316 West Geer St, Suite A, Durham, NC 27701
Tue. - Thu. 11am - 9pm
Fri. & Sat. 11am - 10pm
Sun. 11am - 8pm