, Quest Introductions
04 1st, 2010 |
For me, pasta alla carbonara calls to mind a small town, nestled on a hillside surrounded by green farms abundant with laden fruit trees; a town where the bakeries outnumber the banks and the locals gather for long chats over produce stands. It was there that my love affair with this dish began, there in Villers-Bocage, Normandy.
What’s that, you say? Are you sure it wasn’t a hillside near Rome, the reputed birthplace of carbonara?
I had eaten pasta alla carbonara before in Canada, but had never found it so satisfying as the one at the little pizza and...