• Roman style beans with pork rind recipe | A Kitchen in Rome

    14 days ago - By The Guardian

    Centuries have taught working-class Romans to conjure up flavour and goodness from leftovers and offcuts, such as this traditional recipe for a rich stew of beans and pork “If sweetbreads and oxtail aren't your thing, then don't come here.” They are my thing, so I put a ring around the entry for Trattoria Agustarello in Testaccio in my 2005 Lonely Planet Italy. It wasn't until a month or so later that I made it there, by which time I knew a bit about Testaccio, its second-century hill of broken terracotta pots and its graveyard of dead poets, its contemporary history as the slaughterhouse...
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