The Original Fettuccine Alfredo was created in 1914 by Alfredo Di Lelio, concocted to tempt the palate of his pregnant wife who had lost her appetite. Until now, the Original Fettuccine Alfredo has been a secret, passed on from generation to generation. At the Alfredo restaurants, the fettuccine noodles are made fresh daily from a mix of three different flours, durum and organic eggs. For home use, however, the cook can purchase fresh fettuccine noodles at most supermarkets and delis.
Posted by LladyRusty at Recipe Goldmine 1/13/2002 2:13 am.
Source: Recipe used with permission from Russell Bellanca, owner of Alfredo's of Rome