- Pasta (500g, preferably linguine or bavette, but any other type would do);
- Avocados (2-3, soft);
- Smoked bacon (250 g, best if diced and labelled as "pancetta affumicata");
- Full cream (250 ml, best if thick);
- Grana Padano (100g, best if freshly grated, Parmigiano Reggiano also ok, possibly avoid non-Italian imitations such as "Parmesan cheese" ;-) );
- Salt (to taste);
- Black pepper (a dash, best if freshly milled).
1) Peel and the avocados and put them with the cream and the grated cheese in the blender until it becomes a fine cream. When it's done, add salt and pepper to taste;
2) Fry the bacon in a pan until crunchy (with a little extra virgin olive oil, if necessary);
3) Cook the pasta (follow instructions and cooking time as marked on the box);
4) When the pasta is ready, drain it and put it in the pan with the bacon and stir it for a few second, while on the stove;
5) Put the pasta with the bacon in a large bowl and slowly stir in the avocado-cream mix;
6) Serve and enjoy! (You might want to sprinkle some pepper and some grated cheese on every plate before serving).
(Optional: diced cherry tomatoes might also been added)
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