Orecchiette al Fumo: Creamy Tomato, Leek, and Bacon Sauce

A Smoky, Flavorful Pasta Dish That’s Even Better the Next Day

Orecchiette al Fumo | photo by Dara O’Brien

About ten years ago I had my first taste of Drunken Noodles. Before then when I heard the word noodle I thought macaroni: spaghetti, penne or maybe elbows. But here were these delightfully chewy wide ribbons nestled in this tingly, savory sauce. An addictive…

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Dara O'Brien

Dara O'Brien

Dara O’Brien is a freelance writer based in New York City. When she isn’t cooking or writing about cookbooks, she writes plays and sometimes acts in them..