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National Pasta Day

October the 17th is this years national pasta day, who doesn’t love pasta but did you know the following facts…

  1. There are over 350 types of pasta
  2. There is a shape of pasta for every sauce
  3. When cooking if you throw a piece against a wall/cupboard and it sticks, its ready to eat
  4. Pasta contains 6 of your essential 8 amino acids
  5. Most dried pasta is made from only 2 ingredients – semolina flour and water
  6. The 3 most popular types are – spaghetti, macaroni and penne
  7. Pasta originated from China not Italy

National Pasta Day in 2023/2024 - When, Where, Why, How is Celebrated?

Easy Mac & Cheese Recipe

Macaroni & cheese isn’t just for kids, here is a easy mac & cheese recipe to make at home (serves 4 people), with only 5 ingredients.

400g macaroni pasta

50g salted butter

2 tbsp plain white flour

500ml milk

250g grated cheese

  1. Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling water
  2. In a separate pan, melt the butter and add the flour. Keep stirring on a low heat for a couple of minutes.
  3. On medium heat, stir in the milk bit by bit until the texture is smooth
  4. Remove pan from the heat and add the grated cheese, stir until melted.
  5. Drain the pasta pan, return pasta back to the pan then pour in the cheese sauce
  6. Serve & enjoy 🙂

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