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Unveiling the Flavors of ALL'ASSASSINA Pasta

A Spicy Italian Delight from Bari, Italy

Welcome to our culinary adventure as we explore a truly spicy and rich Italian dish - ALL'ASSASSINA pasta. Originating from the vibrant city of Bari in southern Italy, this delectable dish combines risotto pasta with a luscious tomato sauce for a flavor-packed experience like no other.


ALL'ASSASSINA pasta has deep roots in the region of Puglia, Italy, specifically in the city of Bari. Legend has it that the name comes from its initial spicy nature, which was said to be so intense it could "assassinate" your taste buds. The dish has become a beloved specialty, showcasing the bold and fiery spirit of Bari's cuisine.


Recreate the tantalizing depths of flavor, ALL'ASSASSINA pasta calls for key ingredients including risotto pasta, tomato sauce, garlic, chili peppers, olive oil, and basil. The pasta is cooked al dente, allowing it to retain a satisfying bite, while the tomato sauce simmers with the robust flavors of garlic and chili peppers. The melding of these ingredients creates a sauce that perfectly coats each strand of pasta, resulting in a harmonious union of textures.

  • Spaghetti (12oz)

  • Homemade Tomato Sauce (14oz)

  • 1-2 tablespoon Tomato Paste

  • Avocado Olive Oil. (½ cup)

  • 1 Large Shallot Minced

  • 2 Small Yellow Onions Minced

  • 2-3 garlic cloves peeled and 1-2 chopped, 1 left whole

  • 1 fresh red chili pepper or ½ tablespoon flakes or according to taste with itilan seasonings (basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary, salt & pepper)

(Follow video instructions below for step by step preparation.)


People of Bari, ALL'ASSASSINA pasta is not just a dish; it is a reflection of their culture and traditions. It represents the vibrant and fiery soul of southern Italy. The intense spiciness is believed to bring good luck and ward off evil spirits, making it a popular choice for special occasions and celebrations. This beloved dish holds a special place in the hearts and palates of the people of Bari.


Preparing ALL'ASSASSINA pasta at home allows you to customize the spice level to your liking. If you prefer a milder version, consider removing the seeds from the chili peppers or using a milder variety. Conversely, if you seek an extra kick, experiment with spicier chili peppers or red pepper flakes. Remember to taste as you go and adjust the level of heat accordingly.


Embark on your culinary journey, we encourage you to prepare ALL'ASSASSINA pasta and experience the explosion of flavors for yourself. Try it with friends and family, and let the spice awaken your taste buds. Feel the warmth of the tomato sauce and the kick of the chili peppers dance on your palate. We'd love to hear about your experiences and reflections, as you delve into the world of this extraordinary pasta creation.


ALL'ASSASSINA pasta is more than just a dish; it is a sensory delight that captures the essence of Bari's culinary traditions. Through its fiery spice and rich tomato-based sauce, it leaves an indelible mark on your taste buds and a memory that lingers long after the last bite. Don your apron, gather your ingredients, and let the magic of ALL'ASSASSINA pasta transport you to the vibrant streets of southern Italy.

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