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Spaghetti alla Carbonara 3
Carbonara with some pepper on top.

Spaghetti alla Carbonara or simply Carbonara is a type of pasta dish. It is made with meat and a egg custard. The meat can either be guanciale or pancetta. The egg custard is made of egg yolks, black pepper, and parmesan and/or pecorino.


Some people claim that the name Carbonara comes from the black carbon look that the peppers give.

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