Category Primi Piatti

Spaghetti alla Carbonara Recipe

Hello everybody! Today I have a quick and easy Spaghetti alla Carbonara recipe to share with you all. The recipe originally calls for guanciale, which means pork jowl/cheek, but pancetta can be used in its place. It usually takes me awhile to find the guanciale, but it is totally worth waiting for that specific taste that it adds to the recipe. If you’d like to watch me cook this, scroll down to the end for the video.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Spaghetti
  • 4 Eggs, 2 whole eggs and 2 egg yolks
  • 7 oz. Guanciale or pancetta, cubed
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 5 oz. Pecorino cheese, freshly grated
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste


Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the spaghetti as per the package instructions.

Drizzle the olive oil into a deep skillet and fry the guanciale for about 5 minutes, dependi...

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Pasta Primavera Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I have for you this delicious Pasta Primavera Recipe. Spring has finally arrived and I am ready for the warmer weather. Although it is still a bit cold outside, I thought I would get in the Spring spirit and enjoy this dish. Watch how I make this recipe in the video below or continue scrolling for the written recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. pasta, I used fusilli
  • 1 zucchini, cut into strips
  • 1 handful of asparagus, cut into thirds and peeled
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1 green Italian long hot pepper, sliced
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3-4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • fresh basil leaves
  • handful of parsley, chopped
  • pecorino cheese

Bring a pot o...

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