Cacio e Pepe
This is both one of the simplest and best pasta recipes I can think of. Rather than cooking a sauce, you just (vigorously) stir everything together in a big bowl. Good all the time (even for breakfast), but especially at midnight.
Makes: 4 servings
Time: 20 minutes
1 ½ cups finely grated pecorino Romano, plus more for dusting completed dish