Risi e Luganeghe


Preparation info

  • Serves


    for lunch
    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Long and Messy Business

A Long and Messy Business

By Rowley Leigh

Published 2018

  • About

You may substitute other kinds of Italian sausage if they are meaty and well spiced. Your average British sausage, I fear, will not serve.


  • 75 g ( oz) fatty pancetta
  • 30 g (1


Remove any rind and chop the pancetta into very small cubes. Melt the butter in a heavy, flameproof casserole dish, add the pancetta and let it slowly render its fat. Add the onion and let it stew gently in the butter and fat until it begins to colour. Add the sausage meat to the onion and mash the meat with a wooden spoon to break it up and seal it. Continue to cook the meat until it is crisp