The word pasta is generally used to describe traditional Italian noodles. While we do think of pasta as a culturally Italian food, most likely the descendent of ancient Asian noodles. A common belief about pasta is that it was brought to Italy from China by Marco Polo during the 13th century.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Jambalaya is a popular rice, meat, and vegetable dish enjoyed in America, especially Louisiana. Jambalaya has been a favorite dish for generations because it is inexpensive, tasty, and can be altered to include whatever the chef/cook may have on hand. Seafood is also a common ingredient in Jambalaya, but local recipes may also include any type of game caught that day.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Saturday, March 15, 2014
A lot of folks have claimed they were the first to cook a hamburger. Who wouldn’t want to be responsible for inventing such a beloved American treat? Sadly, we don’t know who the true burger originator is.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Today, black pepper is such a common pantry item. It was once so valuable that it was used as currency. We take it for granted, but the majority of savory recipes include black pepper as an ingredient.