Next to steaming them, this may be the simplest way to do artichokes. There are no herbs, onion, or garlic, only some pancetta—the unsmoked kind—and white wine. To keep cooking time brief, and to expose as much of the vegetable as possible to the wine and pancetta, the artichoke is cut into bite-size wedges.
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