Rachel Roddy’s classic Neapolitan puttanesca sauce recipe

Rachel Roddy’s classic Neapolitan puttanesca sauce recipe
 

There are various stories about the origins of spaghetti alla puttanesca; various translations, too: whore’s spaghetti, tart’s spaghetti; I have even heard it called lady-of-the-night spaghetti.
As much as I like Neapolitan tales of seductively coloured clothes, satisfied customers and meals cooked between clients, the story that always comes into my mind is the hungry group rolling up to a trattoria late and demanding the owner “faccia una puttanata qualsiasi”. Now, in this context, puttanata translates as “a rubbish thing”, so you could translate this – clumsily maybe – as “make me... read more

 
13 March 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 35
Source: Guardian
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