National Pasta Day in USA
National Pasta Day in USA is held on October 17. This event in the second decade of the month October is annual. Help us
On this day, Americans celebrate their unbreakable devotion to one of their favorite and simplest foods.
Pasta Was First Eaten in China. Did you know that among all of his big accomplishments that Thomas Jefferson was the first person to bring pasta to America? He did this back in 1789. While many people surely know him as being the third president of the United States, we may forever know Thomas Jefferson as the reason we get to enjoy pasta here in the U.S.
Consistency in shape is a hallmark of great pasta. For some forms, the dough is rolled into sheets and stamped out. Bow ties are made this way, with the added step of crimping the center of each piece—which is why this pasta is the most difficult and most expensive to make, according to the National Pasta Association.
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