White Spaghetti

@cupcyke (363)
Philippines
April 26, 2010 2:34am CST
In every occasions spaghetti is always is serves in the table. It is one of my favorite menu since i was child. I like the color, the cheese, and the hotdogs on it. But as i grow old I feel bored even just to look at it and when my birthday is coming I'll request not to prepare spaghetti. Because I dont like it anymore. Until oneday I went to my friend's house and she cooked spaghetti with a different ingredients, taste, and especially the white color of it. The main ingredients are shrimps with mushrooms, evaporated milk, and a little bit of all purpose cream. It taste so yummy and delicious and while you look at it you just feel the mouth-watering reactions. How about you, did you taste the different side, style and color of a Spaghetti already?
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15 responses
• Philippines
26 Apr 10
Reading your post makes me hungry. I love spaghetti too. My favorite is the sweet style spaghetti. I agree with the other posts that the one with white sauce is carbonara. We often have carbonara during parties coz it tastes a lot better than a common spaghetti. How I wish I have carbonara now and a cup of cola. :)
@laydee (12798)
• Philippines
27 Apr 10
Oh yeah, the post made me hungry. Oh you love sweet style spaghetti ey? That's my specialty. Try melting quickmelt cheese and cream then pouring it on top of your spaghetti, and oven it till it just melts and colors nice - that'll give you a nice kick in it.
@eil_noz (963)
• Philippines
26 Apr 10
I loved pastas too! maybe the white spaghetti your referring to is the carbonara. I've tasted a lot already but the best one that I've tried was on a friends party. It has mushroom different meats, etc. the creamy taste of it made it better.
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@pierone (1894)
• Italy
28 Apr 10
Shrimps in carbonara? Nahh friend, you're wrong. Carbonara is a eggs and pork meat based souce.
@laydee (12798)
• Philippines
26 Apr 10
That is not Spaghetti, that's Carbonara, a milk-based pasta recipe. Spaghetti is more of a meat-based while that one is mostly seafood. It's rather easier to make because you just mix everything then stir in the pasta.
@caliya (1170)
• Philippines
26 Apr 10
actually there's already an instant carbonara sauce in the market but i guess nothing beats the home made goodness.
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@laydee (12798)
• Philippines
27 Apr 10
Yeah there are a lot, but I find them too bland for my taste and my family's. I always cook spaghetti and other dishes from scratch. Well, I do use broth cubes and tomato sauce, but other than that, I don't use those quick-fix things.
@pierone (1894)
• Italy
28 Apr 10
Please, don't says eresies! First of all, spaghetti is a kind (shape) of pasta, and carbonara is a sauce. Second, for sure carbonara is not a milk based pasta recipe! In the carbonara there is the eggs, the pancetta (something like, but not exactly, bacon), black pepper, and parmesan cheese (also if the original recipe claims the pecorino, that is a sheep cheese, instead of the parmesan). Probably you are confusing the carbonara with the "papalina" (papal sauce), that is a variant of the carbonara (invention attribued to a rome cooker upon the request of the future pope pio XII about a special dish in the respect of the roman traditional cousine), where the pancetta is substituted with prosciutto (ham), is added the onion too, and is mixed with milk cream.
@sup3rdud3 (231)
• Indonesia
26 Apr 10
I like eating spaghetti too no matter what the ingredients are. They usually taste really good. I especially like the taste of cheese because I like salty food. Unfortunately, most of Italian or European food is expensive and my stomach doesn't feel good after eating dairy products so I don't get to eat this type of food too often. Also after eating spaghetti I usually suffer from constipation probably because of lack of fiber. Did you know that shrimps are called the cockroaches of the sea? It is kind of gross when you are eating shrimps thinking that you are actually eating cockroaches!!
@cupcyke (363)
• Philippines
10 May 10
Sorry for the late reply, but i don't believe shrimps are cockroaches in the sea. yucks!!! dont like it.
@wowee48 (11)
• United States
27 Apr 10
Uhm I love Spaghetti!I like to add Mozerella chesse to my spaghetti.I also add shrimp mith lemon juice!
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• Philippines
26 May 10
I used to cook spaghetti for my children,when they celebrate their birhtdays.But as the time goes,they got bored on spaghetti.One time i've seen the recipe of a white pasta in a cooking show,and tried cooking it.Wow,my children enjoyed it very much especially my youngest!He always asked me to cook it again and again.I also like white pasta too,because of its creaminess!
@gracie04 (4549)
• Philippines
26 Apr 10
I love italian cuisine particularly pasta. however, when i got diabetes, i don't eat the regular noodles anymore. i buy the wheat one which i think is healthier... i create my own pasta sauce using hot and spicy canned tuna(century), clara ole italian sauce, mushrooms, cheese, pepper and basil leaves. my hubby loves it and so do i.. i love the white sauce too(carbonara and fettucini) but red sauce with tuna is healthier, i guess. :P yum yum!
@mobhomeir (7558)
• Philippines
27 Apr 10
Hello cupcyke I like spaghetti occasionally, I mean it doesn't really mean I would be longing to have it. Spaghetti for me is not really one of my favorites. But, white spaghetti you mean is not familiar to me, my first time to hear that. I haven't tasted it yet... I will bear it in my mind from now on. Once I would see white spaghetti I will try to taste it and make a comments on it... Have a nice day... Mobhomeir here...
@pierone (1894)
• Italy
28 Apr 10
Ok friends. I need to tell you all something about carbonara. Sorry but I can't stop my fingers. Due I'm Italian, I'm really feeling bad watching our culture mistreated in this way. Is just like if you see a post where they says that Manila is a nice mountain city in the northern Canada. I guess most of the pinoy here could be a bit disappointed. So, just to give you a little input about what carbonara is, I'm glad to quote wikipedia: Pasta alla carbonara (usually spaghetti, but also fettuccine, rigatoni or bucatini) is an Italian pasta dish based on eggs, pecorino romano, guanciale, and black pepper. The dish was created in the middle of the 20th century.[1] The recipes vary, though all agree that cheese (pecorino, Parmesan, or a combination), egg yolks (or whole eggs), cured fatty pork, and black pepper are basic. The pork is fried in fat (olive oil or lard); a mixture of eggs, cheese, and butter or olive oil is combined with the hot pasta, cooking the eggs; the pork is then added to the pasta. Guanciale is the most traditional meat, but pancetta is also used. In the US, it is often made with American bacon. Cream is not common in Italian recipes, but is used in the United States, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Australia and Russia (especially in Moscow). Other Anglo/Franco variations on carbonara may include peas, broccoli or other vegetables added for colour.[7] Yet another American version includes mushrooms. Many of these preparations have more sauce than the Italian versions.[10] In all versions of the recipe, the eggs are added to the sauce raw, and cook (coagulate) with the heat of the pasta itself. As you can see, no shrimps at all in carbonara, neither in the recipes "reinvented" in other nations. And, obviously, the true carbonara is the first one, the others should be called in a different way. Or you would be agree seeing someone calling the white vineagre "milk"????
• Philippines
27 Apr 10
Yummy, i just felt hungry already. Well all said it right, it was Carbonara because the sauce is made out of white sauce which is cheese and milk or cream. You can add mushroom into it and the pasta is much more appealing when you use fetuccini. I do cook spaghetti and carbonara once a week specially if it was hubby's off day. I see to it that I will prepare pasta for him, be it spaghetti or carbonara. I also do like baked macaroni with cheese and lasagna but i need an oven for that recipe so I still stick on preparing carbonara. Although when its carbonara, i don't put shrimp. I see to it that I make use of ground beef, mushroom, all purpose cream, and loads of cheese. The taste was even better when I sprinkle it with dried oregano.
@ebuscat (5935)
• Philippines
27 Apr 10
For me yes but I like only the taste of pilino style of spaghetti I feel yummy than the white spaghetti.
@p3ks626 (6538)
• Philippines
27 Apr 10
The others are right! That's what you call carbonara. It also taste good with some ham and bacon. I also like eating it with mushroom and also olives. Its actually very good but I am still a fan to spaghetti and lasagna.
@iamster (123)
• Philippines
26 Apr 10
It is one of my favorite pasta dish, it is called Carbonara :) I like it because it is different and something new to the usual spaghetti most of us know. Also I love white sauces for different pasta dish :)
@mylila (104)
• Malaysia
26 Apr 10
Wow! I really like Carbonara. I like it to be eaten with fettucine as its more filling than eaten with spaghetti. I sometime make carbonara myself and use a lot of cream cheese and parmesan, milk to replace heavy cream, mushroom, eggs and crispy beef bacon. black pepper will add taste.
@caliya (1170)
• Philippines
26 Apr 10
white pasta is actually my favorite. i like how the taste of cheese melts on my mouth. now i am hungry...