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Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe
Italian

Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe

Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe is one of the most ancient dishes of Italian cuisine. For centuries, cacio e pepe has been the perfect meal of the Roman shepherds. The dried pasta, aged pecorino, and black peppers are easy-to-carry ingredients that are hard to spoil. Despite many recipes online, this traditional way of making cacio e pepe does not call for any oil, cream or butter. The perfect balance of starchy pasta water and grated pecorino combined in the right way are enough to create the creamy cacio e pepe sauce.

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Italian

Penne all’arrabbiata

Penne all’Arrabbiata is a classic Roman dish that is known the world over. Heck, even Darth Vader had it is Eddie Izzard’s space canteen and it featured in Ferreri’s La Grande Bouffe. So it can’t be all that bad now, can it? There are many variations of Penne all’Arrabbiata out there. However, the base of garlic, chilli, and parsley are the same for all.

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