Archive | April, 2017

Know Your Cervasi Noodle: Wagon Wheel Pasta

Know Your Noodle: Wagon Wheel

The wagon wheel pasta is unique, and it’s not just because of its shape. That’s because its country of origin and when it was first created are up for debate. Was it in Europe? Was it in China? Is it a newer invention ― or one dating back thousands of years? Even the name gets lost […]

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Cervasi Pasta: Know Your Noodle, Bow Tie

Know Your Noodle: Bow Tie

In the 1500s, the bowtie noodle was invented, but guess what wasn’t invented just yet? Bow ties! So what was this particular pasta called? The original name for this well-known noodle is “farfalle,” the Italian word for “butterflies.” The bowtie noodle originated in the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna areas of Northern Italy — and even though […]

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