FUN FACTS ABOUT ITALIAN FOOD!
- February 13th is National “Eat Italian Food” Day
- It was not until the 1700’s until tomato sauce was included with spaghetti in Italian kitchens.
- There are more than 600 pasta shapes produced worldwide.
- The average person in Italy eats more than 51 pounds of pasta every year. The average person in North America eats about 15-1/2 pounds per year.