The Eternal City is famous for being the home of the most historical center in the world. Tourists from every single corner of the globe come to Rome to enjoy its timeless and charming atmosphere.
But, after a day running around between a museum, a historical park, visiting the Colosseum, and some of the most stunning churches in the world, there is nothing better than a traditional and tasty pasta recipe to soothe your hunger.
Carbonara is a recipe that had a particular boost towards the end of World War II when food was hard to get hold of, and people had to adjust their cuisine to the ingredients they could easily find. It is unclear whether this recipe existed before the forties. Still, since then, it has become one of the most famous and appreciated dishes of the Roman tradition.
This pasta sauce is made with egg yolks, bacon, olive oil, pepper, and seasoned goat’s cheese. The bacon has to be deep-fried in olive oil. Once the pasta has been drained, you have to add the bacon, together with the oil, black pepper, the cheese, and the yolks. It is essential to stir the pasta quickly because it tends to get very sticky.