Cut the bacon in small cubes.
Briefly scald the tomatoes in a pot with boiling water; then dry and
peel them, take away their seeds andwater and finally cut them roughly.
Warm the olive oil with the chili and the peeled and slightly crunched
garlic in a pan; add the bacon and brown until it goldens, mixing with a
wooden spoon from time to time.
Add the tomatoes, adjust with salt and pepper and keep cooking for about
20 minutes, on an average fire, mixing from time to time. When all is
cooked, add the washed and broken up basil.
The Amatriciana Sauce, coming from the town of Amatrice, in Latium, is a
very special seasoning for underdone pasta courses, especially bucatini