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Spaghetti/Fettucini A La Carbonara

SOOOO fed up of not getting the Carbonara RIGHT in Italian Restaurants i make it to this recipe, it really annoys me when i gear up for a creamy and RICH pasta and get some packet slop, ive sent it back many times, probably to the "chefs" horror but SORRY he obviously had NO TASTE BUDS UGH!!!!

Ingredients

  • 3 servings of spaghetti or fettucini

  • 275g chopped bacon

  • 1 tbsp butter

  • 1 tbsp garlic

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/2 small onion shredded

  • 300ml pure cream

  • 2 eggs and 1 egg yolk, or for less rich, 1 egg 1 yolk

  • 125g fresh parmesan cheese grated

  • extra butter

  • salt

  • pepper

  • onion powder

  • garlic powder

  • extra parmesan to serve

  • god im hungry now!!!!!!!!!!!!

Method

  • 1.

    Heat oil and butter

  • 2.

    Add bacon, onion and garlic and cook well till fairly browned

  • 3.

    Add some salt at this stage, 2 pinches.

  • 4.

    In a bowl mix the cream the eggs and the parmesan cheese, garlic powder, onion powder pepper (pinch) and a little more salt set aside....

  • 5.

    Cook your pasta in boiling water then drain and toss through a knob of butter

  • 6.

    Once the pasta has a butter coating, add it to the bacon pan and then add the cream mix

  • 7.

    toss over a medium heat continuously for a couple of minutes untill you feel the eggs have mainly cooked, BUT DONT OVER DO IT it will be scrambled egg pasta and thats just wrong!, add some extra parmesan, toss and serve

Notes

this kicks ASS on ANY packet mix thing that i almost ate at PANAROTTIS gross!!!!.......

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Posted by COOKING_MAMA™Report
my appetite is back and i have to say this is the most amazing carbonara ive ever eaten, mmmmm
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
by the way, i love the way u take shots of ur plates, professional really ..
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
mmmmm... this looks sooo yummyyyy .. I just love pasta
Posted by COOKING_MAMA™Report
thanks, i made it last night and then ate 2 bites and i didnt feel like it anymore :( the joys of pregnancy....