Definition of carbonara in English:

carbonara

Line breaks: car¦bon|ara
Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːbəˈnɑːrə
 
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adjective

  • Denoting a pasta sauce made with bacon or ham, egg, and cream: [postpositive]: spaghetti carbonara
    More example sentences
    • Her favorite foods were pasta with carbonara sauce and Captain Crunch cereal.
    • By the time your pasta is cooked the carbonara sauce will be reduced so it coats the back of a wooden spoon.
    • To make a perfect carbonara sauce, you are not cooking eggs over heat, never, or they will curdle up; the heat from freshly cooked pasta should cook the eggs.

Origin

Italian, literally 'charcoal kiln', perhaps influenced by carbonata, a dish of charcoal-grilled salt pork.

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