October 25 is World Pasta Day
The World Pasta Congress created World Pasta Day in 1995 to share the cultural and culinary importance of pasta and to encourage people everywhere to eat pasta. Although Italy might be the first country one associates with pasta dishes, noodles and stuffed pasta are a staple in many other places in the world. These books will give you the opportunity to explore new exciting ideas for your next pasta meal.
Making Artisan Pasta: How to Make a World of Handmade Noodles, Stuffed Pasta, Dumplings and More by Aliza Green
Learn how to make different varieties of pasta from scratch. Includes recipes for noodle dishes from around the world.
The New Lasagna Cookbook: a Crowd-Pleasing Collection of Recipes from Around the World by Maria Bruscino Sanchez
Sanchez shares recipes for traditional lasagna as well as creating new versions inspired by flavours from around the world.
On the Noodle Road: From Beijing to Rome with Love and Pasta by Jen Liu-Liu
While on her honeymoon, Liu-Liu discovered that Italian pasta shared many similarities with Chinese dishes. She decided to travel on the Silk Road to see if she could discover the origins of pasta and learn more about how culture and food migrate from one part of the world to another.
Pasta and Noodles: 100 Long and Short Pastas, Gnocchi, Baked Pastas, Filled Pastas, Noodles, Sauces, and More by the Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Explore Italian and Asian recipes in this Canadian Living cookbook.
The World's Best Asian Noodle Recipes: 125 Recipes from Top Chefs forward by Ian Kittichai
Noodles are not just for main courses as this book demonstrates. Renowned chefs share their recipes for salads, snacks and desserts -- and main courses too.
These are just a few of the many cookbooks available at Toronto Public Library. Do you want to explore a new cuisine, learn a new technique or perfect your cooking skills? Whether you are an expert or a novice cook, there is something in the collection for you. Staff at your local branch will help you find what you need.