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Making Carbonara in Canada; what kind of cream should I use?

"Authentic" carbonara does not have cream. It's made with just guanciale, egg (yolks and whites), pecorino romano, and black pepper. Thanks to @GiuppeP for the clarification. However, at least in ...
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What other meat can I use instead of pork in a Spaghetti Carbonara?

Bacon is often substituted for pancetta. While bacon is also traditionally made from pork, there are companies that produce bacon from turkey, beef, lamb, venison, elk, buffalo and even seitan. If you ...
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Is there a good way to make vegetarian carbonara?

Do not look for all these functions in one off-the-shelf ingredient. For the smoky taste and bacon texture, try various brands (there are differences in taste and texture) and cuts (as in, HOW you ...
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Should I use whole eggs or only yolks in Spaghetti alla Carbonara?

A few concepts here are a mistake. I'm a Rome native and all I can say is that my mom would kill me if I use the whole egg. As stated before, temperature is key, having said that, the whites and the ...
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Should I use whole eggs or only yolks in Spaghetti alla Carbonara?

Separate the yolks and mix into your Parmesan. Beat the eggs whites. When the pasta is cooked remove from the heat, add the Parmesan yolk mix and the lightly fried speck (bacon) and stir in. Once the ...
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Should I use whole eggs or only yolks in Spaghetti alla Carbonara?

Why oh why the egg whites? Literally every single Italian recipe calls for yolks only. Just google "ricetta per spaghetti alla carbonara" and you will see "tuorli" (yolks) and ...
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