Regional Italian Spotlight: Tuscany

By: | On: November 15, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

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 a step ahead! This month, we travel to Central Italy and to the region of Tuscany. Located in Central... more

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Trending Now: Pasta on Tour in the Windy City

By: | On: November 14, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

Just last month, we brought a select group of chefs from all over the country and all sorts of foodservice operations together at our North American headquarters in Chicago. The event was an immersion into the latest culinary trends, from regional Italian to sustainable and delicious cuisine. It’s all in... more

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Barilla Test Kitchen

By: | On: August 14, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

Greetings from the Barilla Test Kitchen! We get asked to do mac and cheese all the time for ideations and events; people everywhere and of all ages love this comfort food classic. There’s a reason it’s the #1 pasta dish in America, and still growing in popularity! The challenge is... more

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Regional Italian Spotlight: Lazio

By: | On: August 13, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

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 a step ahead! This month, we travel to Central Italy and to the region of Lazio. Lazio is located... more

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Trending Now: The Latest Word on Pasta Trends

By: | On: August 13, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

Here at Barilla, we spend a good deal of time watching the menu and consumers to stay on top of what’s happening with pasta. Overall, pasta on the menu is up 4% since 2015, showing just how durable pasta’s appeal is with consumers and operators alike. While Italian cuisine is... more

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Pasta Encyclopedia: Penne

By: | On: May 15, 2019 | Category: Uncategorized

Penne, which translates to “quill pen,” is one of the most popular pasta shapes in the world. The simple tubular shape with angled ends is found everywhere, and in every variety from whole grain to semolina, gluten-free to veggie, PLUS to the new legume. There’s also mini penne, called mezze... more

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