|1 lb • Peacock Brown Or White Rice Spaghetti|
|3 tbsp • Extra-virgin olive oil|
|3 • Garlic cloves • smashed|
|2 • filet southern Italian anchovies|
|3/4 lb • Tomatoes|
|1 tbsp • southern Italian capers • unsalted|
|1 • ‘diavolicchio’ (little red pepper)|
|1 pinch • Sea salt|
|12 • pitted black olives (preferably Gaeta)|
Fill a medium size deep pot with 2 quarts of room temperature water and a tablespoon of coarse salt.
Place a large size deep pot on a medium heat burner. Pour EVOO, allow it to slowly heat, sauté
garlic until golden, add anchovies, olives and capers. Next, add cherry tomatoes, salt and the red pepper flakes.
Simmer for 3 minutes and then add a 1⁄2 cup of water. Cover with a lid and simmer for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Soften Peacock Brown or White Rice Spaghetti in water at room temperature for two minutes.
Drain the pasta, reserving the water for later use.
Add drained pasta into the simmering tomato sauce with a 1⁄4 cup of reserved pasta water. Toss the pasta together with the sauce and simmer for an additional 8 minutes.
Plate the pasta in a medium size pasta bowl. Finish with a drizzle of EVOO and serve immediately.