Heat the oil in a frying pan and sauté the garlic until it is a deep golden colour. Remove the garlic and discard. Add the butter and bacon and cook until the bacon just starts to become crisp. Pour in the wine, if used, and boil rapidly to reduce. Remove from the heat.
Cook the pasta ‘al dente’. While it is cooking, take a warmed serving bowl and mix the egg yolks, cheese and cream in