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.
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.
What’s your favourite lasagne recipe?