Pumpkin Risotto with Crispy Pancetta, Red Onion, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups fresh pumpkin peeled and chopped in cubes 2 cups risotto rice (Carnaroli and Vialone Nano are best otherwise use Arborio 1 red onion diced 2 garlic cloves minced (optional) thinly sliced pancetta or guanciale - about 4oz are whatever fits in pan 3 tbsp Pumpkin Seeds lightly toasted 3 minutes in …

Pasta Alla Carbonara – best one ever from Rome!

I have been on the search for the best way to make Pasta alla Carbonara for years as there are many different opinions on this in Italy. In America they usually don't have a clue as they don't even use real eggs but cream instead. So my last visit to Rome in September at an …