Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara by Domenico Crolla

Our friend in Glasgow is at it again.... Watch  Domenico Crolla on an episode of The Hour Show.

Chef Domenico Crolla shows a step by step method for creating his incredible tasting Spaghetti Alla Carbonara.

What I found most interesting in this video is the simple step by step instructions he provides. He takes you by the hand so that you will be able to re-create this amazing dish in your own kitchen.

I think the important point he makes is worth repeating. For quality, elegent dishes, you must use quality ingredients. For example note that Chef Dominico only uses Extra Virgin olive oil.

Also, instead of bacon he uses Italian pancetta. pancetta is "a type of dry cured meat, similar to bacon. It is pork belly that has been salt cured and spiced."

He does explain though,you can also use other meats if you wish, as well as using no meat at all.

He insists that you should not use bacon due to all of the additives.

I love this recipe and I look forward to sharing more of Chef Dominico's recipes.


Thanks Domenico!

And if you are in Glasgow, make sure you check out, his restaurant,
Bella Napoli

Bella Napoli
85 Kilmarnock Road
Glasgow, G41 3YR
Tel: 0141 632 4222

Here is the website:
Bella Napoli

pizza and carbonara all over Scotland!
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Pizza Therapy

You find find some incredible olive oil right here:

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