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papal pasta with eggs and prosciutto

Invented by a Vatican chef, and said to be Pope Pius XII's favourite dinner, pasta alla papalina is a slightly more sophisticated version of carbonara sauce. Usually it's served with fettuccine: eggs, prosciutto, cheese, butter and cream, maybe shallots and peas.


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