Spaghetti all’assassina (Killer Spaghetti)

Spaghetti all’assassina (Killer Spaghetti)

Spaghetti all’assassina, known as Killer Spaghetti or Burnt Spaghetti (Spaghetti bruciati), is a traditional and simple dish from Bari, Apulia, Italy. It consists of a few simple ingredients: spaghetti, tomato sauce, tomato paste, oil, and chili pepper. Origin Spaghetti all’assassina comes from Bari, the capital of Apulia, where I come from. History has it that…

Spaghetti cacio e pepe
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Spaghetti cacio e pepe

Spaghetti cacio e pepe is one of the most typical dishes from Rome, the capital of Italy. Spaghetti is usually the pasta type that is used for this dish which consists of spaghetti or spaghetti alla chitarra with grated Pecorino cheese and black pepper. Origin and name of the dish The dish is really easy…

Homemade orecchiette
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Homemade orecchiette

If you wanna ever become an Italian citizen, you gotta learn how to prepare homemade orecchiette. They are a type of pasta that is very common in Apulia and Basilicata, two Southern Italian regions. Their name comes from orecchie, ears, because of their shape. In fact, orecchiette literally means small ears. Like most pasta types…