Pasta is a staple food in Italian cuisine and has a long history dating back to the Roman Empire. During that time, various types of pasta were enjoyed, including lasagna and macaroni, but it wasn’t until the 14th century that the first known reference to pasta as a dish in its own right appeared in a written work. Over time, pasta became an important part of the Italian diet and was eventually adopted by other cultures around the world. As for Italian restaurants, they began to appear in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as Italian immigrants opened eateries... Read More