Spaghetti alla carbonara di mare
- 1 lb sole , (lische /Bones)
- 1 lb mantis shrimp
- ½ white onion
- 2 stalks celery
- 1 sprig thyme
- 4 cups water
- 1 lb ice
SEAR the bones of sole and the Mantis, then put them in a big pot.
DICE the onion and celery. Add the vegetable and the thyme in the pot with the fish.
ADD the ice, and then the water and bring to simmer, cook for about 45 minute.
STRAIN and set aside.
For the seafood eggs base
BRING a pot of water to boil, then pour over the mussels and clams. Count 8 seconds and then remove them and shock in an ice bath.
CHILLED, remove the meat from the shellfish and carefully reserve the cooking water.
PUT the clams and the mussels, then add the rest of the eggs (bottarga, urchin, salmon eggs, scallop coral) into a blender and blend until fine.
KEEP the base refrigerated.
CLEAN the shrimps, remove the head and the carcass, reserve the shrimp meat and set aside.
ROAST the shrimp carcass in a small pot and the heads with a bit of Extra virgin olive oil.
ADD the vegetables, roast for 3 minutes, and then cover with Ice.
ADD the water, bring the flame to medium. After 10 minutes of cooking, check for impurities (they will come up to the surface) and remove them.
BRING to simmer and cook for about 40 minutes.
FILTER and set aside.
For the Pasta + sauce:
ADD the evoo In a 12 inch sauté pan, the diced shallot, sliced garlic, and thin sliced red chili pepper, start to cook in a very low heat, when it begins to be translucent then add the white wine, let the wine evaporate and then add a bit of shrimp stock and a bit of fish stock.
Meanwhile, bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil.
COOK the pasta for about 6 minutes, then pour the spaghetti into the sauté pot with the sauce.
KEEP COOKING and add shrimp stock and fish stock, cook in the sauce for about 3 more minutes (keep the pasta very al dente).
“Mantecare” the pasta with the fish egg base, and the zest of green mandarin.
With the shrimp, chop them fine, don’t add any seasoning. Seat on top of the pasta in a quenelle shape.
Next to the shrimp tartare seat a quenelle of osetra caviar
DICE the guanciale, pour in a large pot and render (liquify) the fat.
Then filter it, and save the fat,
CUT the Amberjack filet into small rectangles, season with salt and white pepper
CLEAN the cuttlefish, open the meat part and make squared incision with a sharp knife, keep the tentacle whole then season with salt and white pepper.
CLEAN the scallops, remove the coral, and save it for the base (recipe above) and season with salt, white pepper.
CLEAN the Red shrimp, season with salt and white pepper
POUR the fat into a pot, bring to 44C, and seat the all the fishes and seafood in the fat keep the temperature always at 44C. all the fish will cook, between 12 and 22 minutes.
When fish ready remove from the fat and seat on top a napkin, in order to keep the dry.
KEEP the fish under the heated light (always at moderate temperature)
With long skinny tweezer, roll the pasta into a vertical roll and seat on the plate.
Lay on the small side plate the amberjack, scallops, cuttlefish and the red shrimps.
Than garnish with a piece of chive.