Fettuccine: Alfredo

Fettuccine al Triplo Burro

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a starter
    • Difficulty


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By Caz Hildebrand and Jacob Kenedy

Published 2010

  • About

This is surely the most famous recipe for fettuccine, originally served as fettuccine al triplo burro by Alfredo di Lelio at his restaurant, Alfredo alla Scrofa in 1914. The dish had been invented for his wife who, having recently conceived a child, was having trouble keeping her food down. Doppio burro (double butter) referred to the practice of adding butter before and after putting the pasta in its serving dish – to make triplo burro, he doubled the amount of