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※ Bolognese (Classic Recipe)

INGREDIENTS • 2 rashers of smoked streaky bacon • 2 medium onions • 2 cloves of garlic • 2 carrots • 2 sticks of celery • olive oil • 2 heaped teaspoons dried oregano • 500g good-quality minced beef, pork, or (even better!) a mixture of the two • 2 x 400g tins of chopped tomatoes • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper • a small bunch of fresh basil • 100g Parmesan cheese • 400-500g dried spaghetti or penne   • 1 tablespoon sweet smoked paprika • 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce • 1 cup red or white wine METHOD The classic pastas to serve this with are spaghetti, tagliatelle and penne, but this sauce can also be used for many other things, like filling cannelloni or layering up a lasagne. With so many options, it’s well worth bagging up any leftover sauce and freezing it for another day.  Finely slice the bacon Peel and finely chop the onions, garlic, carrots and celery – don’t worry about technique, just chop away until fi