Happy National Pasta Day, everyone! Although the origin of pasta remains a mystery, we know that it pre-dates Marco Polo and it may have been developed independently in several places around the globe.
Regardless of place of origin, many consider Italy a prime region for enjoying many types of pasta dishes. Experts say Italy produces over 300 kinds of pasta that due to differences in shape and ingredients offer over 1,300 variations, each with their own name.
The best way to celebrate National Pasta Day is to create a favorite pasta dish of your own, topped with whatever sauces brings out the best in the type of pasta you prepare. Enjoy #NationalPastaDay!