NATIONAL LASAGNA DAY

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You may be heading to your favorite Italian restaurant or making a pan of this delicious dish in your oven at home.  Either way is a great way to celebrate National Lasagna Day, which is recognized each year on July 29.

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Lasagna, a wide flat pasta, is possibly one of the oldest kinds of pasta. There is also a dish made with this type of pasta in several layers interspersed with layers of various ingredients and sauces.

  • The origin of lasagna is debated with varying theories.
  • Originally the word “lasagna” referred to the pot in which the dish was cooked rather than the food itself as it does today.
  • Lasagna was featured in a 14th century England cookbook.
  • Cartoon character Garfield’s favorite food is lasagna.

NATIONAL LASAGNA DAY

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What’s your favourite lasagne recipe?