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Italian cinema and pasta dishes: maccheroni with tomato sauce from Un americano a Roma

Today’s recipe is inspired by a famous Italian movies called Un Americano a Roma or An American in Rome and starring Alberto Sordi; the movie tells the story of young man obsessed with American culture; he eats, behaves and dresses like a true American, but at the end of the movie he realises there’s nothing tastier than pasta dishes ! Here’s the recipe from that unforgettable classic.

I hope you like it!Ingredients: 350 g maccheroni pasta ( spaghetti will do as well); 400 g small tomatoes; 30 g pecorino cheese; 2 garlic cloves; basil; oil; salt and pepper.
Method: 1.
chop the tomatoes.
brown the garlic in a little oil, add the chopped tomatoes, salt and pepper and then cook until reduced to a sauce.

Leave it to cool and then pass through a strainer.
Pour the sauce over the maccheroni pasta, sprinkle with pecorino cheese and add a leaf or two of basil.

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