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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.

Origins[change | change source]

Some people claim that the name Carbonara comes from the black carbon look that the peppers give.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bianchi, Do (2012-10-29). "Carbonara, a new theory for its origins and name". Do Bianchi. Retrieved 2021-05-12.