500 grams of long dried pasta cooked al debate in salted water
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped chives for garnish
4 poached eggs for garnish
Preheat the oven to 180 degeres Celsius/gas mark four, and put a large pan of salted water on to boil. Add the bacon to a pan to render down and crisp.
When that fat is renders dump half of it into a grease can to throw out or save. Add the shallots , thyme and garlic to the rendered bacon and cook until translucent and soft .deglaze with the half cup wine and reduce by three quarters. Add the cream and bring to a boil.
Add the cooked pasta to the pan and toss through. Take off the heat.
Immediately Mix together the eggs and egg yolks, and add to the pan and toss through.
Stir quickly and add three quarters of the cheese. Divide between four warm bowls.
Sprinkle over the rest of the cheese and some freshly ground black pepper.