Pasta Carbonara with bacon lardons, parmesan cheese and eggs. If you like pasta, you will love this 20-minute Italian dish. No cream, no complicated sauces, just the real deal. The creamy carbonara sauce can't be any simpler, it just uses eggs and parmesan, no actual cream. It's a delicious midweek dinner that everyone can cook, even complete beginners, and it caters for all tastes and budgets. Spaghetti is the usual choice, but any kind of pasta would do.
Bring a pan of water to the boil, add salt, then in go the spaghetti.
When the spaghetti are cooked, reserve a ladleful of the water, and drain the rest.