Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Experimental Cookery 2015 #10: Linguine alla Carbonara di Salsiccia

Another meal from "Jamie's Italy", this was one I was looking forward to and yet somewhat hesitant about - Hugh's Chorizo Carbonara is one of our favourites, so how would this match up?

This dish was nice and easy to make. It's slightly more involved than the other version, in that I had to spend a little time making sausage meatballs, grating cheese, and chopping parsley, but once the cooking started it was much the same - cook the pasta while frying the meat, whisk together the ingredients for the sauce, and then toss everything together in the right order.

This was a very nice meal... but we prefer the chorizo version - mostly because we prefer the chorizo to the sausage meatballs. Which is absolutely fine, but it does mean I'm highly unlikely to make this again. After all, why bother putting in the extra work for a result that's just not quite as good?

So, a satisfying meal, and yet a failure all the same. Sorry Jamie.

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