Pasta Encyclopedia: Orzo

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 19, 2018 | Category: Pasta Encyclopedia

Orzo is a familiar shape that goes by many names – — risoni (or “big rice” in Italian) and puntalette (“tiny tips”) are just two of its other aliases. Orzo literally means “barley” in Italian, as the pasta shape resembles a grain of barley or rice. It’s often used in... more

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Explore Calabria, the Southern Region of Italy

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 20, 2018 | Category: Regional Italian Spotlight, Sapore

Explore the “toe” of the Italian boot, Calabria. Despite the rugged coastal and mountainous terrain of this Southern Italian region, the Calabrian’s show great resourcefulness with their flavorful cuisine. Read more about the region of Calabria here.   more

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Time to get ready for National Pasta Month!

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 15, 2018 | Category: Good To Know

October 1st marks the official start of the best month of the year — National Pasta Month (NPM)! We saw some magnifico celebrations last year, with special LTO menu items and promotions taking advantage of excitement for one of America’s favorite comfort foods…pasta! The Buca di Beppo sweepstakes for a... more

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Pasta Encyclopedia: Linguine

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 15, 2018 | Category: Pasta Encyclopedia

Linguine is one of the best-known pasta shapes, a staple of Italian-American cuisine for decades. But did you know that the name translates to “little tongues?” Linguine is similar to spaghetti or fettucine in length, but is actually oval in cross-section. In contrast, spaghetti ala chittarra is square in cross-section,... more

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Barilla Legume Pastas

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 14, 2018 | Category: Product Updates/Promotions, Trending Now

As a reader of this newsletter, you probably know that we’ve been trying for a while to do our part to advance the “plant-forward” movement in foodservice. At Barilla we work every day to help advance the “plant-forward” movement in foodservice. We’re proud and excited to announce the launch of... more

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Tour the Italian Region of Trentino

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 16, 2018 | Category: Regional Italian Spotlight

Tour the Italian region of Trentino Alto Adige located in Northern Italy. Learn how this region’s cuisine is greatly influenced by its Austrian neighbors and the ingredients Trentino is famous for worldwide. Read More about this Italian region here.   more

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