There are just some meals that will always be comfort food for me.
Stroganoff meatballs, a childhood classic, is one of my favourite meals that reminds me of home. Another fan favourite is Carbonara. While this wasn’t a meal that I had growing up, it is one that will always remind me of backpacking through Europe with my wonderful friend Hilary. During a stay in Amsterdam, we whipped up a batch after spending the day exploring the city by bicycle.
I decided to try out this version for Carbonara for a couple of reasons. The first reason is that it looked healthier (if only slightly) than the average Carbonara recipe. I mean it incorporates zucchini so it must be good for you right? Secondly, the recipe calls for zucchini, one of my favourite vegetables. Thirdly, I had some pancetta lying around in the back of the fridge and this was the perfect…
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