Regional Italian Spotlight: Puglia

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 25, 2017 | Category: Regional Italian Spotlight

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 in the know! This month, we travel to Southern Italy’s Puglia. Puglia is located on the heel of the... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School: “Water is the Enemy of Pasta!”

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2017 | Category: Pasta Cooking School

Welcome to the Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School! In this space we share tips and strategies for cooking whole grain pasta in a school foodservice environment. Today’s lesson: “Water is the Enemy of Pasta!” We know what you’re thinking — don’t you need water to cook pasta? How can they... more

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Steal This Idea: Three-Bean Pasta Salad

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2017 | Category: Steal This Idea

The ideas, photos and recipes coming to us from our partnership with School Meals That Rock are an amazing source of inspiration. We loved seeing Joelle Bradley’s adorable post with her unique take on three-bean salad at Redwood Elementary in California’s Mendocino County. And we weren’t alone! Lots of folks... more

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#BarillaPastaDayGiveaway – January 2017

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2017 | Category: Product Updates/Promotions

The new year is off to a great start at #BarillaPastaDayGiveaway with creative, smart and fun examples of healthy and delicious Barilla Whole Grain pasta dishes coming in from all over the country. As a reminder, each month for a whole year we’re randomly drawing a winner to receive $500... more

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Good To Know: 2017 Foodservice and Menu Trends

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 31, 2017 | Category: Good To Know, Trending Now

As at the start of every year, it’s the season for food trend predictions. Here are some of the ones we found most compelling: NRN’s food editor Bret Thorn’s trend forecast for 2017 Datassential’s Mike Kostyo lists 15 ingredients to watch Restaurant Business with a nice summary of the top... more

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Pasta Encyclopedia: Pipette

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 31, 2017 | Category: Pasta Encyclopedia

In Italian as in English, the term “pipe” refers to the instrument preferred by smokers in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Pipes, or pipettes, are curved pasta tubes that take their name from this same elbow shape. The die for this cut features a thin sheet of metal on... more

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Regional Italian Spotlight: Lombardy

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 31, 2017 | Category: Regional Italian Spotlight

In this series, we look more closely at lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel to Northern Italy’s Lombardy. The Lombardy region ranges from Lake Como to Milan.... more

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Trending Now: Food and Flavor Predictions for 2017

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 31, 2017 | Category: Trending Now

Here in the Barilla test kitchen, we couldn’t help but notice that the annual onslaught of food trend predictions from the experts and pundits over the past few months are even crazier than usual. Everyone has an opinion about what we will or should be eating in 2017! Each year... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School: The Steamer

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 21, 2016 | Category: Pasta Cooking School

Welcome to the Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School! In this space we’ll share tips and strategies for cooking whole grain pasta in a school foodservice environment. Today’s lesson: The Steamer. The Steamer Using a steamer to cook pasta – as so many districts do – is one of the few... more

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Steal This Idea: Spaghetti Tacos

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 21, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

The ideas, photos and recipes coming to us from our partnership with School Meals That Rock are an amazing source of inspiration. Some of the ideas and stories are too good not to share! Like this one from Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD in Texas… The team at EM-S ISD was inspired... more

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