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pork spare ribs

Polenta con salsicce e spuntature is a traditional warming Roman winter dish, with a rich tomato sauce.

They are also used to flavour a classic sugo; Turania in Rieta province organizes an annual Sagra degli gnocchi al sugo di spuntature di maiale in early June.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Image by Godfrey