Categories Archives: Sauces

 

Carbonara sauce recipe

To cook a carbonara sauce add the diced bacon to a cold sauté pan and cook slowly over a low heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon from pan and drain on paper towels. Combine the eggs, cheese and olive oil in a bowl and beat with a whisk until completely […]
 

Amatriciana – tomato bacon sauce

The Amatriciana sauce is a variant of the basic tomato sauce where you will add diced bacon. In a large pot cook onion, celery and carrot  in olive oil (best if extravergine) for 5 minutes until onion starts to brown (not tu burn!): this is what the Italian call “soffritto”. After that add 1 can of […]
 

Pesto Sauce – fresh basil

Pulse a few times in a food processor the the basil with the pine nuts. After that slowly add the olive oil (better if extra virgin olive oil)  in a constant stream while the food processor is on untill is it a cream. In the end add the grated Percorino cheese PDO, a pinch of salt and […]
 

Tomato Sauce

In a large pot cook onion, celery and carrot  in olive oil (best if extravergine) for 5 minutes until onion starts to brown (not tu burn!): thi is what the Italian call “soffritto”. After that add 1 can of pureed tomatoes and 1  bouillon cube (stock cube) and half little spoon of sugar. If you want […]

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