Om Waleed’s Wild Mushroom Carbonara
Extra virgin olive oil
250g Wild mushrooms
Salt and pepper
Heat olive oil, add 4 cloves of sliced garlic.
Heat a large saucepan of water with a glug of olive oil and a big pinch of salt. Add enough pasta for four people.
Add sliced wild mushrooms, stir until cooked. Add salt, pepper and oregano and combine together. Add 200 ml of single cream and cook together for 8 mins. Grate a good handful of parmesan, and stir in. Switch off the heat. Add a couple of large spoon-fulls of water to the sauce which gives a great flavour and helps to thicken it.
Drain the pasta in to cold water to stop the cooking process. Then add to the sauce, combine well – check seasoning and extra pepper if needed. Add fresh herbs and serve.