Pasta alla Gricia (Rigatoni with Pancetta and Pecorino Romano) for Two
Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2018
The porky-peppery flavors of pasta alla gricia deserve big recognition.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Pasta alla gricia is a simple pasta dish based on cured pork, black pepper, and Pecorino Romano. The fat from the pork (guanciale is traditional, but easier-to-find pancetta works well) combines with starchy pasta cooking water and cheese t...