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Food & Drink Celebrity chef explains the FOUR ingredients you need for the perfect spaghetti carbonara - and reveals cream is NOT the secret to making the rich pasta dish

14:30  08 june  2018
14:30  08 june  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Celebrity chef explains the FOUR ingredients you need for the perfect spaghetti carbonara - and reveals cream is NOT the secret to making the rich pasta dish . Celebrity chef reveals four ingredients to make the perfect spaghetti carbonara . Justine Schofield shared her go-to recipe to

It's a go-to Italian pasta dish for thousands of families the world over. But it seems many Australian foodies are making one critical error when cooking up a dish of creamy spaghetti carbonara . How to make the perfect Spaghetti Carbonara .

  Celebrity chef explains the FOUR ingredients you need for the perfect spaghetti carbonara - and reveals cream is NOT the secret to making the rich pasta dish © Provided by Shutterstock Everyone wants to cook up a delicious meal for the family in just minutes.

And now, you can whip up the ultimate classic spaghetti carbonara using just four ingredients.

Here, Australian celebrity chef Justine Schofield shared her favourite go-to recipe to create the deliciously authentic Italian dish at home.

Speaking to Daily Mail Australia ahead of the Kurrajong Kitchen Cheese Lovers Festival in Sydney, the former MasterChef contestant said all you need is spaghetti, pancetta, egg yolks and pecorino.

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How to make the perfect carbonara: Whip up the classic pasta dish using just four ingredients © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited How to make the perfect carbonara: Whip up the classic pasta dish using just four ingredients In April, research by Barilla found 91 per cent of Australians are making the classic dish incorrectly by adding cream, when traditionally, raw eggs are the key to creating the creaminess pasta.

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‘ The secret to cooking authentic carbonara is to keep it simple – it only needs five ingredients and cream is not one of them,’ he said. How to make the perfect Spaghetti Carbonara .

Australian celebrity chef Justine Schofield shared her favourite go-to recipe to create the deliciously authentic Italian dish spaghetti carbonara at home. Man reveals the correct way to pronounce a ‘lassi’ drink – and it DOESN’T rhyme with the famous dog.

With so many people making the common mistake, Justine offered her simple and easy to follow recipe to help home cooks make the meal in just 20 minutes.

Celebrity chef Justine Schofield shared her go-to recipe to create the authentic Italian dish © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Celebrity chef Justine Schofield shared her go-to recipe to create the authentic Italian dish When making her carbonara, the Everyday Gourmet host starts by cooking the spaghetti in a large pot of salted boiling water.

Next, she fries pancetta or bacon without oil in a large hot pan for two minutes. Meanwhile, she mixes four egg yolks and pecorino in a bowl.

While straining the al dente pasta, she puts aside a little of the water for later. She then tosses the pasta in the pan of pancetta. Next, she takes the pan off the heat and add two tablespoons of the reserved cooking water.

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Ingredients for 2 portions: 6-8 oz dry spaghetti (or any pasta ) 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 oz pancetta, guanciale, or in a pinch, a mildy smoked bacon As I mentioned above, I prepared this last night and I think we have a new favorite quick pasta dish . I'd done Carbonara before but I think it was with cream .

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She adds the egg mixture and freshly cracked pepper before tossing the pasta again until all is coated in the yolky mixture and it becomes glossy.

Finish with the remaining pecorino and serve immediately.

How to make the perfect spaghetti carbonara

Serves 4

Time: 20 minutes

Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Add the spaghetti and cook per instruction on the packet (this should take approx. 7- 8 minutes).

Heat a large sauté pan; add the pancetta and fry for 2 minutes.

Mix the egg yolks with ¼ cup of the pecorino and a good pinch of salt.

Strain the pasta (reserving a little of the water) and toss in the pan of pancetta. Take off the heat and add 2 tablespoons of the reserved cooking water. 

Add the egg mixture and a good amount of freshly cracked pepper. Toss again until all the pasta is coated in the yolky mixture and it becomes glossy. 

Finish with the remaining pecorino and serve immediately.

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Who invented Rome's classic pasta recipe spaghetti alla carbonara ? More important, what's the trick to making a perfect batch? But while the results are first-rate, her rendition calls for cream —an addition most carbonara connoisseurs would not abide.)

" Spaghetti alla carbonara is such a simple dish but it's because you are limited to using just four ingredients you need to ensure you do not compromise on the quality of those ingredients ," he says.

The former MasterChef star said all you need is spaghetti, pancetta, egg yolks and pecorino © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The former MasterChef star said all you need is spaghetti, pancetta, egg yolks and pecorino Justine will be hosting cooking workshops and judging competitions at the Kurrajong Kitchen Cheese Lovers Festival on June 16.

'Cheese is an important part of my life and heritage, so I'm proud to champion this wonderful ingredient at this unique festival,' she said.

'It's exciting to see the innovation and progress Australia has made to the cheese making industry and my menu will focus on celebrating some amazing Aussie cheese produce with a fun twist on classics.'

For more details about the annual cheese festival, please visit the website.

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