Barilla Test Kitchen

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Greetings from the Barilla Test Kitchen with Barilla Foodservice Executive Chef, Yury Krasilovsky With the launch of the new Barilla legume pasta, we’ve been very busy out on the road and answering questions about how to cook with this innovative new product.     Here are my tips for success when... more

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Trending Now: Food and Flavor Predictions for 2019

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With the new year now underway, it’s a good time to take stock of all those pundit and expert predictions for food and flavor trends in 2019. Here in the Barilla Test Kitchen, we look a little more closely and try to divide the wild and crazy from the real... more

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Regional Italian Spotlight: Liguria

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In this series, we look more closely at a lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be a step ahead! This month, we travel to Northern Italy and to the region of Liguria. Liguria is located... more

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Pasta Encyclopedia: Rotini (roh-tee-nee)

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Rotini, which translates to “little wheels” or “twists” is a widely popular shape that is often confused with the similar fusilli. Don’t confuse it with rotelle, the little wheels that in America are often called “wagon wheel” pasta. Rotini hails from Northern Italy, with twists and spirals that allow it... more

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Lasagne 2.0: Wavy Lasagne

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 19, 2018 | Category: Canada

One of the most popular cuts of pasta is Wavy Lasagne – not to be confused with lasagna! Lasagne is plural and refers to the noodles themselves, also plural. Lasagna is Italian American parlance and refers to the popular cheesy composition that many consumer know and love. Each sheet of... more

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Unleash the Power of Global Flavors

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 19, 2018 | Category: Canada

Consumers continue to expand their palates, seeking new ethnic foods and flavors. This trend is pushing operators and suppliers to add new and exciting ethnic varieties on menus.  Ethnic foods most commonly consumed by Canadians are Chinese (89%), Italian (84%) and Latin American/Mexican (82%). The increasing immigrant population is considered... more

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