July 29 is National Lasagna Day

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National Lasagna Day

Five Food Finds about Lasagna

  • The plural of lasagna is lasagne. In Italy, the plural form, lasagne, is always used when referring to lasagna.
  • The word lasagna originally referred to the pot in which the dish was cooked rather than the food itself as it does today. In fact, it is believed by some that the word is derived from the Greek word for “chamber pot” (lasanon).
  • Lasagna is made with either flat noodles or rippled noodles. Rippled noodles are common in southern Italy but rarely used in Northern Italy. Rippled noodles are also popular in the United States.
  • The Forme of Cury, a 14th century cookbook that was the first to be published in England, featured lasagna.
  • Lasagna was called “losyns” in Middle English.

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July 29 is National Lasagna Day

Yorokobi Summer Set

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Yorokobi Summer Set // you & mie

It’s nani IRO month!  I’ve already proclaimed my love of nani IRO fabrics before, so I won’t bore you with my gushing about how wonderfully beautiful, intricate, bold yet delicate, and one-of-a-kind each of Naomi Ito’s designs are and what great quality the fabric is and how lovely it is to sew and how it’s even lovelier to wear.  No, I don’t need to mention all of the many things I love about nani IRO fabric again, right?

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Yorokobi Summer Set