This is one of my favorite pasta sauces. I could stop my description with that simple sentence because it says everything in those eight words…but I will continue and explain why I am infatuated with this sauce.
Let’s start with balance. I am a big believer in creating balance between sweet, salty, acid and bitter whenever I create and cook a recipe. I think a bit of umami in the food also helps, but for me, the key is getting the four taste elements to harmonize peacefully.
I doubt the original creators of Puttanesca thought of this balance, but that
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