Tasty Trivia: Pasta Edition

Jake Fredericks

The Italian name for a pasta dish is derived from the pasta used combined with the focal point of the dish itself, indicative of its origin. For example spaghetti alla carbonara translates to ‘spaghetti of the coal workers,’ referencing [one] anecdotal origin of the dish was created to satisfy the coal workers’ appetites after a long, hard day in the mines.