I first ate this dish in Italy and have been trying to recreate the recipe ever since. I think I've finally got it down.
I just couldn't forget the amazing flavour of the amatriciana that I ate in Italy.I got my husband, who loves these kinds of tomato pasta dishes, to do the tasting for me until I got the recipe right.
If you stir-fry the pancetta beforehand, this will tease the oil out of the meat. This small step drastically changes the taste of the dish so please give it a try.Thickly-sliced bacon will taste good, of course, but pancetta will give you a more authentic amatriciana flavor.
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