From the kitchen of Brian Barkwell. This pasta dish
was a basic meal of the shepherds of Lazio, Italy.
It makes 2 servings.
Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
pinch of salt.
3 1/2 ounces penne or vermicelli
Cook until al dente.
Drain. Do NOT rinse.
Transfer to a warm bowl.
While the pasta is cooking,
heat 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil in a skillet.
Add 3 1/2 ounces pancetta
Sauté until it is dark pink. Be sure not to let
pancetta crisp or turn golden.
To the warm bowl of pasta add:
1 Tbsp Romano Pecorino cheese
generous amount of black pepper
the cooked pancetta & oil
Toss well & serve.
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