Spaghetti with Pecorino Romano and Black Pepper (Cacio e Pepe)

From the episode Simply Italian

Why This Recipe Works

For cheesy cacio e pepe recipe that was also creamy and smooth, we swapped butter for heavy cream, whose lipoproteins encouraged the protein and fat molecules in the sauce to bond rather than separate.

Spaghetti with Pecorino Romano and Black Pepper (Cacio e Pepe)