Tag: Guanciale

Summer Pasta

Zucchini Carbonara Spaghetti

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. As we speak, my Italian variety of zucchini’s are blooming! If you can find them in your local Farmer’s Market, you should try them in this recipe (they have light green, speckled skin and have ridges all around. I find them to be much nicer […]

Spring Pasta, Summer Pasta, Winter Pasta

Spaghetti La Matriciana

This pasta is a big favourite with Romans and me! I had it for lunch one day at Ristorante Maccheroni in Rome where they used rigatoni. My preference is spaghetti.  Romans also use bucatini for their La Matriciana. Your choice! The crucial element is the guanciale (cured pork jowl). You can find guanciale at either Oyama or […]