Regional Italian Home Cooking:
pasta dishes find their way into the cuisine of Lazio, like the renowned
amatriciana pasta dressing, based on spicy red pepper and guanciale.
The region prides itself on being able to use the
lesser known cuts of pork, beef and veal in tasty dishes, such as the
Rigatoni alla Pajata and the coda alla vaccinara. Some Jewish influence
can also be seen in the cuisine, with Jews having been part of Roman
milieu since the 1st century BC.
Local vegetables, especially globe artichokes, are
List of dishes unique to Lazio