World Pasta Day is an annual feast celebrated on October 25th of every year. Pasta lovers are spread across the world. The different shape, size, and its colour attract every individual and in particular the children’s. The calendar of the year marks a day for the pasta too. World Pasta Day celebrates the most famous Italian cuisine available in different forms called the pasta.
“I’m Italian. I love to cook Italian food, so I learned from my dad how to make sauce and meatballs and all that stuff. With my wife and kids, I started making homemade pasta. The very first time, I didn’t have a pasta maker, so I had to cut it with a knife, the old-school way! The noodles were all jacked up, but it was fun.” Joey Fatone
History of World Pasta Day
World Pasta Day was first celebrated in the year 1995. World Pasta Congress held in Rome on 25th October 1995 has established this day as to celebrate the pasta. Delegations from various countries together discussed the theme of collective promotion in favor of pasta consumption by exchanging their thoughts, opinions, and experiences. The World Pasta Congress has been using the Pasta Day to promote people eating pasta, along with its cultural and culinary importance. The organization took an initiative to spread knowledge about the pasta consumption among the consumers. They have promoted this day through the promotions of collective initiatives and campaigns. Globally, every country is encouraged to celebrate this Day on their own with the official logo of the organization.
Pasta is a traditional Italian cuisine. It is an Italian word for dough. The first reference of pasta date back to 1154 in Sicily. It is the staple food for the people of Italy and the United States. Pasta is a simple and easy to cook food. With its versatility, it is a food loved by most children’s. In different parts of the world, pasta is referred in different names. There are over 600 shapes of pasta with different sizes and colours are available. Some of them include spaghetti, vermicelli, rotini, fusilli, tortellini, macaroni, linguini, conchiglie, fettucine, penne, and capellini. The spaghetti and macaroni are the two most popular pasta types favoured by the US.
The pasta is typically a noodle prepared by an unleavened dough of a durum wheat flour mixed with the water or eggs. The mixture is formed into sheets or various shapes. It is then cooked by boiling or baking. At times, it can also be made with flour obtained from other cereals or grains. It can be prepared in light lunches like salads or large portion sizes for the dinner. It can be made either by using the hand or food processor and can be served both hot or cold. Homemade pasta sauce tastes the best with your favourite ingredients. One can eat pasta with the thicker and chunkier sauces as well.
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How to Celebrate World Pasta Day
The World Pasta Day can be best celebrated by treating yourself with a hot plate of pasta. Know more about the Pasta and its preparation methods. You can even prepare it on your own for your lovable ones. Add some vegetables of your preference to make it an even healthier dish. Choose a homemade sauce as it tastes the best. Arrange for a Pasta Day party for your friends and family. Prepare some of the different pasta varieties for them. Serve them hot and celebrate the day. Don’t forget to share your pasta day celebrations on the social media using the hashtag #WorldPastaDay.