ingredient information
Alfredo Sauce
In 1927, during their honeymoon in Italy, actors Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks ate a dish that had been invented by Alfredo Di Lelio and served at his restaurant, Alfredo's. The couple was so impressed with their fettuccine alfredo that they returned to offer the chef a golden fork and spoon. Alfredo's original recipe was rich yet basic: pasta tossed with triple-rich butter and Parmesan seasoned with a sprinkling of freshly ground pepper. After the dish was imported to the United States, it slowly became a staple of Italian restaurants nationwide, and today, fettuccine alfredo varies from kitchen to kitchen Basic recipe includes: Butter, cream, egg yolk and two kinds of cheese are cooked together with a dash of freshly ground nutmeg to make a luxurious, classic Alfredo sauce.