Carbonara is not only delicious, but also super simple to make, perfect for a quick midweek dinner or as a crowdpleaser at your next gathering. Learn how to make carbonara and you’ll never be stuck for a tasty option.
As any Roman will tell you, you need just a few ingredients: pasta, obviously (spaghetti usually, but rigatoni and bucatini are also used), cheese (Pecorino Romano and sometimes Parmigiano), guanciale (pork jowl), eggs and pepper.
However, like any classic dish, everyone has their own way of making it and believes theirs is the best way.
So with that in mind, here are four great video recipes for how to make carbonara, all of which follow a slightly different method.
Hungry for more? Watch Michelin-starred chefs cook carbonara.
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