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Say 'sauce' in Italy, and more likely than not, a tomato sauce on pasta and pizza are the first thing that springs to mind. Although Italian cuisine on the whole is based on the goodness of its basic ingredients (unlike saucy French cuisine) there are countless others, both for pasta and meat dishes, notably bollito misto, a dish where the various sauces and condiments are the stars of the show.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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