Pasta Arrabbiata

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Appears in
Hot and Spicy

By Marlena Spieler

Published 1985

  • About

Though hot is not a dominant flavour in Italian cuisine, every so often chilli-heat will appear in a dish with typical Mediterranean enthusiasm. Seafood dishes often find themselves spiced with fervour, and every so often so too does pasta.

Arrabbiata means ‘enraged’ in Italian, in honour of the fiery fury imparted by the hot pepper. This recipe was brought to my table by my literary agent Teresa Chris, who returned from a summer in Florence to regale me with images of ripe f