Serves 2

  • 160g spaghetti
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 30g grated parmesan
  • 50g thick cut bacon
  • Black pepper, lemon and salt to season


  1. Place a pot of boiling, salted water on the heat. Add the spaghetti and cook for 8 mins until just cooked.
  2. Crack the egg yolks into a bowl, season with pepper, parmesan, lemon juice and salt
  3. Place a pan on the heat and cook the bacon until crispy
  4. Remove a ladle of the pasta water and mix it into the egg yolks, add the spaghetti to the pan. Turn off the heat
  5. Now add the egg yolk mix and toss the pasta in the pan for 1 minute until a glossy, thick sauce is formed.
  6. Finish with some more grated parmesan, pepper, and serve.