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diavola

devilishly hot and spicy

Any dish that's extra piccante or arrabbiata might be 'in the devil's style': the classic is spicy roast chicken, pollo alla diavola. Also the name of a spicy sausage as a pizza topping, the closest perhaps to the American pepperoni.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Petr Kratochvil, Public Domain