National Lasagna Day is celebrated on July 29 of every year. Lasagna is made with one of the oldest types of pasta, i.e., wide flat pasta in several layers using different ingredients and sauces. It can be created with vegetables or with any meat; it is a versatile plus a delicious cuisine. National Lasagna Day is celebrated all over the United States, but the recipe is popular and is consumed throughout the world. Pasta is an elegant main course that is a favorite dish for many. Red wine and lasagna are great pairs, so celebrate National Lasagna Day by baking in a large pan and with some sangria. This day appreciates and celebrates Italian deliciousness.
“I never met a lasagna I didn’t like.” – Jim Davis
History of National Lasagna Day
The origin and the history of National Lasagna Day are unknown. Though, lasagna has an exciting yet confusing history behind it. The origin of lasagna is still debated. This dish is considered to be originated in Naples, Italy. The first recipe of lasagna came in a cookbook called The Liber de Coquina, which was published during the medieval period. Some assume that lasagna comes from the Greek word lagoon, which means trivet for a pot. Few others have an opinion that the dish comes from a 14th-century British recipe called Losey. But the tomato sauce was added to the recipe only in the late 1500s because tomatoes were introduced to Europe just after Christopher Columbus in 1492 reached America. Initially, there were two types of lasagna noodles, but only one was allowed to be sold commercially. Now, there is numerous recipe to make lasagna, from many kinds of meat to veg lasagna.
Other Celebrations on July 29
July 29 is also celebrated as
- Rain Day
- International Tiger Day
- International Chicken Wing Day
- National Chili Dog Day
- National Lipstick Day
How to celebrate the day
Celebrate National Lasagna Day by eating that lasagna in your favorite style. Go adventurous to try a new crazy style of lasagna on this day. Lasagna is a classic Italian dish that is easy to make and is super yummy to have, so take this day as an opportunity to make your very own lasagna. Make sure that you eat a particular kind of lasagna because lasagna deserves to be celebrated on this day. There is plenty of option where you can find the best recipe to cook for your loved ones. You can surprise your friends or a family member by making one of them for dinner. Garfield’s favorite food is lasagna, so try watching any one of the episodes of it and relish your childhood. Another best way of celebrating the day is by heading to one of the best restaurants in the town with your family or friends to enjoy some lasagna. Post pictures and share your National Lasagna Day celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #LasaganaDay.
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