Definition of spaghetti alla carbonara in English:

spaghetti alla carbonara

noun

Cookery
  • In Italian cookery: a dish of spaghetti served with a creamy sauce typically made from eggs, bacon or ham, and cheese.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in The New York Times. From Italian spaghetti alla carbonara from spaghetti + alla carbonara.

Pronunciation

spaghetti alla carbonara

/spəˈɡɛti alə ˌkɑːbəˈnɑːrə/