If the human body is indeed made up of up to 60% water, I would say at least 5% of my body is comprised of pasta. Pasta is a type of unleavened dough of wheat flour mixed with water or eggs. It is turned into sheets and various shapes then dried (called pasta secca.) Pasta is a staple of Italian cuisine but has become popular worldwide. There are hundreds, even a thousand different pasta although we Americans only know a handful. I went with large flat Fettuccine, elbow macaroni, and classic penne. Let’s draw some pastas!
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Learn To Draw Types of Pasta – Drawing Tutorial
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Cool Facts About Pasta
- A type of noodle that is used in cooking is pasta.
- The first reference to pasta was in 1154, in a book. Usually, it is made of durum wheat flour.
- The bulk of pasta falls into two categories: either dried or fresh.
- In Brooklyn, the first pasta factory was constructed in the U.S. A French immigrant (Antoine Zerega) founded Zerega in 1848 and is still making pasta today.
- About 600 forms of pasta exist, and some have more than 1300 names.
- Penna, spaghetti, and macaroni are the three most popular pasta.
- Many forms of pasta are available, such as long pasta, short pasta, minute pasta, egg pasta, fresh pasta, and pasta al forno.
- Eggs are used in fresh egg pasta, which makes it all the more tender when cooking.
- In multiple ways, pasta can be served. Pasta can be mixed with a sauce or a fresh seasoning, it can be added to soups or stews, and it can be baked as well.
- Fresh pasta is also eaten with beef, in dishes such as ravioli.
- Italians eat more than sixty pounds, per person, per year, of pasta.
- 1,432,990 tons of pasta per year are produced by Italy. Annually, it exports 1.7 million tons.
- In the UK, the average price of pasta is 89 pence, which makes it an inexpensive dinner for anyone.
- As it is poor in calorific value and provides diverse nutrients and minerals, pasta has multiple health benefits.
- Dogs and cats has been fed pasta. It is claimed that it makes them grow and helps their coats to be shiny and healthy although it’s not recommended by pet health & diet experts whatsoever.
- A worldwide community that loves eating and debating pasta’s origins is one such member of the Global Pasta Association.
- October is the Month of Pasta!
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