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Basic Info

Pasta is a complex food, and here are some basic must-know facts.

1. Pasta was first recorded in China 5,000 B.C.

2. National pasta month is October

3. Pasta was introduced to America in Brooklyn, New York, 1848, by a Frenchman named Antoine Zerega

4. Pasta is a great source of carbohydrates

5. The USA produces 1.6 million tons of pasta each year