Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

It's really quite amazing the number of pasta recipes and ideas you will find when you take a look, with everything from pasta salads, carbonara, spaghetti and meatballs and fettuccine. This "Spaghetti alla Carbonara," is a classic recipe made by an Italian grandmother. Spaghetti alla Carbonara is a rustic dish from Italy prepared with "poor" ingredients, meaning that all of the ingredients can be affordable to anyone, and it also has a really great and intense flavour. This dish is high in calories, but it is loaded with amazing flavour and will keep you fuelled up really well! Traditionally the type of pasta used is spaghetti, but this dish also works well with other types of long, thin pasta or some types of short pasta. The name is derived from Coal - which is Carbone in Italian, and was a dish eaten by people who sold coal and coal miners.

Some of the ingredients you will find in this recipe include spaghetti, guanciale cut in small pieces (pancetta or bacon also works), grated pecorino romano, pepper and extra virgin olive oil. To start you will want to boil the water for the pasta, salt the water and boil the pasta al dente. While the pasta is cooking you can prepare your other ingredients. For the full recipe details you'll want to look at the site. Pasta is always a great go to meal, that has a lot of good carbs in it, so it is perfect for filling up young kids who need a lot of energy to burn. The other awesome thing about pasta, is that it is really affordable. Depending on what else you make with it, it can be really cheap. Usually if you just add things that you already have around the kitchen, you can make it really cheap! Pasta goes so well with many different things too. So you don't have to worry about specific pairings or anything.

This site is the place you want to go if you're looking for traditional Italian recipes. The site was started by Rossella Rago, out of New Jersey. Rosella grew up working beside her grandmother and mother in the kitchen, who were Italian. So naturally, she grew to be fond of cooking in the old Italian ways. She thought it would be a great way for all of the nonnas of the world to be able to share their legendary recipes! The site covers all the different cooking styles and recipes of Italy, each recipe passed down by Italian grandmothers and nonnas. All of the Italian pasta recipes on the site are quick and easy to make, you will find a rich collection of pasta recipes for every region. You will also find holiday related dishes and may pasta recipes that are suited for your Sunday dinner. You will find some of the classic recipes from Italian cuisine such as lasagna recipes, spaghetti recipes and so much more.

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