Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School

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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 is: every minute counts! You probably already know about Chef Bruno’s 5-minute rule for par-cooking pasta. With such a short span of... more

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Steal this Idea! Vegetarian Sesame Noodles

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The ideas, photos and recipes coming to us from our partnership with School Meals That Rock are an amazing source of inspiration. One of our recent favorites was from Zahava Roth and Kim Minestra from Evanston, IL. They posted a picture of a student’s plate, with a portion of Asian-style... more

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Good to Know: 2018 Foodservice and Menu Trends

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At the start of every year, the season for food trend predictions peaks. Here are some of the ones we found most compelling: Restaurant Business gives a restaurant industry outlook for 2018 Sodexo chefs name 5 food trends for 2018 Mintel discusses how iGens are setting new expectations for restaurants... more

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TRENDING NOW Food and Flavor Predictions for 2018

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Here in the Barilla test kitchen, it’s a fun time of year, when the dust has settled after the tsunami of food trend predictions from all the pundits and experts, and we can see a little more clearly as we look ahead. This is when we at Barilla take a... more

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The Pasta Encyclopedia – Gemelli

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Gemelli derives its name from the Italian word for twins, a reference to the spiral shape that resembles two strands entwined around each other. However, it’s actually made from a single strand twisted into that spiral shape. These small pasta twists appear all over Italy, with tomato mozzarella and basil... more

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Regional Italian Spotlight Piedmont

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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 and to the region of Piedmont. Piedmont is located in... more

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