Category Primi Piatti

Spaghetti alla Gricia

Hello Everybody! Today I have another simple and quick recipe for you. This Spaghetti alla Gricia Recipe will take you under 20 minutes to prepare and tastes delicious! The guanciale add so much flavor to this dish. Watch my step by step tutorial video or continue scrolling for the written recipe below.


  • 8 oz. guanciale**, cubed
  • pecorino cheese, freshly grated
  • 1 lbs. spaghetti
  • black pepper, to taste
  • salt, to taste

Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add a pinch of salt and the spaghetti and cook as per the package instructions. While the pasta is cooking, add the guanciale to a deep skillet and fry over medium/low heat for about 5 minutes, making sure to stir to cook  evenly on all sides. I like to cook the guanciale until it is crispy.

Once ready, add two ladles of the water ...

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Cacio e Pepe Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I am sharing with you one of the most easy Italian recipes; Cacio e Pepe. This dish can be done in under 15 minutes and is perfect when you are running low on ingredients in your kitchen. Follow my step by step video tutorial below, or continue scrolling for the written recipe.


  • 1 lbs. spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup pecorino cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, extra virgin
  • black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • handful basil, chopped, optional
  • 1 sprig of rosemary, chopped, optional

In a pot, bring water to a boil, add the spaghetti and cook as per the package instructions.

While the spaghetti is cooking, in a separate pan, add the butter, olive oil, and garlic and cook for about 2 minutes over medium/low heat...

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