Adventures in pasta-making: Spaghetti cacio e pepe

Hello.

Pasta dough

My name is Sophie and I am a pasta addict.

Spaghetti

And ever since I started making home-made pasta with my Imperia pasta roller, it has gotten worse.

Spaghetti

Sometimes I feel exactly like that episode of Portlandia where the guy tries to quit pasta. But then I remember how good it is and I don’t care.

Spaghetti cooking

As a reader of Soph n’ Stuff you will know of my enthusiasm for simple, yet outrageously delicious food. This recipe couldn’t be any simpler, or more delicious.

Cheese and pepper

The name is Italian (obviously) and it means spaghetti with cheese and pepper. And that’s literally all it is! But it’s perfectly cooked, home-made semolina pasta.

Cooking the pepper sauce

And lots of freshly ground black pepper.

Cacio e pepe

And lots of really good, tasty cheese.

Spaghetti cacio e pepe

Apparently it is the THE DISH you must eat when in Rome. And you know what they say, “when in Rome…”

Spaghetti cacio e pepe

But you certainly don’t have to be in Rome to make this delightful dish.

Spaghetti cacio e pepe

Here is the recipe!

Spaghetti cacio e pepe

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