Pasta Carbonara

The Fancy Redneck


Over time pasta carbonara has become one of the most controversial dishes out there. You would think with a simple preparation of pancetta, egg, parmesan, and black pepper it would not be a big deal. However not too long ago I read an article about Nigella Lawson posting her recipe for the dish on twitter, and people flipped out on her. All because she puts cream in her sauce. In all honesty despite any lack of authenticity cream might provide I tried her recipe and I enjoyed it.

But seeing that definitely sent the message that if I were going to write about carbonara I would have to do it right. The best and sometimes hardest to grasp thing about an authentic carbonara is the simplicity. So that means no cream, and for the love of all things good in this world please do not be like Olive Garden and…

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