Pasta alla Norma

This delicious and super easy pasta dish is typically Sicilian, from Catania. You can use spaghetti, rigatoni (which I did) or any other pasta you prefer.

The flavours of tomato, aubergine, red wine, capers and garlic are incredible. It’s also super easy. You cannot mess this up, trust me.

Slice up some aubergine and fry gently in olive oil until soft. Throw in garlic, capers, basil and oregano. Stir in 1 can of tomatoes, a splash of red wine and simmer. Toss in your pasta and top it with ricotta salata or pecorino romano. Bellissima!

While I followed Jamie Oliver’s recipe as a guide – and it turned out great – I’d also try¬†The New York Times recipe which adds ricotta salata which is more authentic.

Pasta alla Norma3

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: