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Fettuccine all’Alfredo

Fettuccine all’Alfredo

This simple recipe was invented in 1892 by a Roman restaurateur called Alfredo Di Lelio who became famous for serving it with a gold fork and spoon. the fame of his “fettuccine al triplo burro” (later named “fettuccine all’Alfredo” or “fettuccine Alfredo”) spread, first in Rome and then to other countries and became very popular especially in United States. Fettuccine all’Alfredo is a simple dish made of very few ingredients, yet full of flavour and texture. It is prepared and cooked in no time and is perfect for a quick (15 – 20 minutes), fuss-free lunch or dinner. The story behind make this dish appropriate even for evening meals prepared for guests, that would love to hear it. 

Fettuccine with tomato and basil sauce

Fettuccine with tomato and basil sauce

Fettuccine with tomato and basil sauce are ideal for light diner or evening meal. Fettuccine is a flat thick noodle made of egg and flour (usually one egg for every 100 g of flour), wider than but similar to the tagliatelle typical of Bologna. It is often eaten with sugo d’umido (beef ragù) and ragù di pollo (chicken ragù). Fettuccine is traditionally made fresh (either at home or commercially) but dried fettuccine can also be bought in shops.