Pasta Encyclopedia: Lasagne

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 2, 2017 | Category: Pasta Encyclopedia

Lasagne derives from the Latin word for “cooking pot,” which flat sheets of pasta were almost always baked in. The origins of a layered baked pasta dish may go back all the way to ancient Greece, but without a doubt is now an iconic food of Italy. Unlike the heavy... more

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Regional Italian Spotlight: Piemonte

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 2, 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 and to Piemonte, or Piedmont in the Anglicized spelling. Piedmont... more

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Featured Recipe: “Well ‘Pear-ed” Pasta Salad

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 2, 2017 | Category: K-12

We loved the “well ‘pear-ed” pasta salad Rebecca Perdue and Allen ISD shared with us this past May for the #BarillaPastaDayGiveaway contest. With whole grain pasta, pears, cranberries, mozzarella cheese, spinach and a homemade honey balsamic dressing, this recipe not only features Barilla whole grain penne pasta, but is also considered... more

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Steal this Idea: Upside down confetti salads

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 21, 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. Sometimes the simplest tip or smallest tweak can make the difference between a pasta item that sells, and one that well…sits. Here’s one of our recent favorites. It’s... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School: The 5 Minute Rule

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 21, 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 is a refresher on The 5-Minute Rule.   The 5-Minute Rule Keeping things simple in the back of the house is crucial... more

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By: | 0 Comments | On: July 21, 2017 | Category: K-12

We can’t believe it’s been a whole year for us here at #BarillaPastaDayGiveaway, with so many amazing and inspiring examples of healthy and delicious Barilla Whole Grain pasta dishes coming in from all over the country. Each month for a whole year we randomly drew a winner to receive $500... more

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