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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#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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