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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#BarillaPastaDayGiveaway

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 21, 2016 | Category: K-12, Product Updates/Promotions

With school now a couple of months underway, we’re seeing some fantastic examples of healthy and delicious Barilla® Whole Grain pasta dishes, tips and success stories from all across the country. As a reminder, each month for a whole year we’re randomly drawing a winner to receive $500 for their... more

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Pasta Encyclopedia: Farfalle

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 18, 2016 | Category: Pasta Encyclopedia

The name of this classic pasta derives from the resemblance to a butterfly, as farfalla is “butterfly” in Italian. In the old days, the shape was called “stricchetti” for the pinch in the middle made by hand. That pinch gives farfalle an extra firmness in the center, and also makes... more

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The Power of Pasta Month

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 18, 2016 | Category: Good To Know

In case you missed it, October was National Pasta Month! We at Barilla did our part to mark the occasion, and celebrated it with a number of our restaurant partners, big and small, and all across the country. From local NorCal favorite, Mary’s Pizza Shack, to Louisiana’s Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro,... more

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Barilla In the Windy City

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 18, 2016 | Category: Good To Know

  In September, Barilla brought together a select group of chefs from a variety of foodservice operations from across the country to our new North American headquarters outside of Chicago, for an immersion into the latest culinary trends, from regional Italian to healthier cuisine. It’s all in keeping with our mission to... more

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Regional Italian Spotlight: Veneto

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 18, 2016 | 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 Northern Italy’s Veneto. Veneto extends from the Dolomite Alps to Lake... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School

By: | 0 Comments | On: September 20, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

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 5-Minute Rule. The 5-Minute Rule Keeping things simple in the back of the house is crucial in K-12. It’s why we... more

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Steal This Idea featuring Coppell ISD

By: | 0 Comments | On: September 20, 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 Coppell ISD in Texas… Before the start of the school year, the... more

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