Pasta Facts!

Pasta is the perfect foundation for healthy, nutritious and satisfying meals. At PastaPotâ„¢ we serve al dente De Cecco durum wheat pasta alongside nutritious food partners, such as fiber-filled vegetables, heart healthy fish and monounsaturated oils, antioxidant-rich tomato sauce and protein-packed cheese, chicken and other lean ingredients.

bulletpastaPasta existed for thousands of years before anyone ever thought to put tomato sauce on it. The Spanish explorer Cortez brought tomatoes back to Europe from Mexico in 1519.
bulletpasta1There is a great deal of debate about who invented pasta. Was it the Chinese, Italians, or Arabs? Well, reliable sources tell us it was the Chinese who are on record as having eaten pasta as early as 5,000 B.C. Marco Polo probably brought pasta back to Italy with him from China in the thirteenth century A.D.
bulletpasta2Cooked al dente (al-DEN-tay) literally means "to the tooth".
bulletpasta3One cup of cooked spaghetti provides about 200 calories, 40 grams of carbohydrates, less than one gram of total fat, no cholesterol and only one gram of sodium.
bulletpasta4Did you know that starchy foods like pasta should make-up around a third of the food we eat?
bulletpasta5"Spaghetti" is the most popular type of pasta it means "little strings" in Italian.

Our Pasta

PastaPotâ„¢ sources its pasta exclusively from De Cecco who have been expertly making pasta since 1886. Produced in Fara San Martino in Italy, this durum wheat pasta comes offering the highest quality in standards and taste.

You can find out more here www.dececco.it