Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Part 5-6 of the Italian migration documentary
November 17, 2011
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November 19, 2011

Spaghetti Carbonara or better “Spaghetti alla Carbonara” is a classic recipe from Lazio, well known all over the world.
Do you know why this name “Carbonara” ?
“carbone” is coal in Italian and “carbonari” were people who worked with coal.
So, this recipe was typical for Carbonari from Lazio who used to eat pasta with eggs, bacon and pecorino-cheese.