acciuga (anchovy)

L’acciuga: A small fish caught along the coast of Italy and usually preserved in salt (acciughe sotto sale) or oil (filette di acciuga sott’olio). Both types are widely used in Italian cooking.

le acciughe plural

Also known as alice.

tonno (tuna)

Il tonno: Tuna is popular in central and southern Italy and especially in Sicily. It may be grilled and served with simple seasonings, but it is also used in soups, stews and pasta dishes. Fresh tuna from the Mediterranean is available in many markets and it is also preserved in oil, tonno sott’olio, which is sold by weight in markets and in tins.

i tonni Plural