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Cuisine: Italian
Food Type: Meat
No of Portions: 4
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Ingredients & Prep

   350 g  Spaghetti dried or pasta of choice
   100 g  Pancetta chopped
   100 ml  Double cream
   100 g  Parmesan cheese grated
   3 Large egg yolk
   2 Garlic clove finely chopped
   2 tbsp  Olive oil for frying
  Garnish
   sprinkle  Parmesan cheese grated
   sprinkle  Fresh parsley chopped (optional)
   sprinkle  Black pepper ground

Method

  Step 1
Cook the pasta in boiling salted water until al denti (just cooked with a little bite)
  Step 2
In the meantime in bowl add egg yolk, Parmesan & cream & Whisk together.
  Step 3
Use a frying pan large enough to hold the pasta later, fry pancetta until light brown, add garlic & cook for a further 1 to 2 mins.
  Step 4
Add cooked pasta to the frying pan with either tongs or pasta server ladle taking a little of the pasta water with it.
  Step 5
Take off the heat & add yoke, cream cheese mix & toss or stir, then serve immediately before it has a chance to dry out as the pasta will absorb the sauce.
  Step 6
Place garnishes in bowls on the table so diners can add to there own taste.

Suggestion & Tips

You could use bacon either smoked or non smoked. Cream is not traditional so if you wish you can use whole eggs instead, the same applies if you add some mushrooms at step 3.
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