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  • Nestle finds horsemeat in beef pasta meals February 19, 2013

    London: Nestle, the world's biggest food company, has removed beef pasta meals from sale in Italy and Spain after finding traces of horse DNA. The discovery of horsemeat in products labelled as beef has spread across Europe since January, prompting product withdrawals, consumer anger and government investigations into the continent's...
  • Pastas, pizzas new flavour of the world January 19, 2011

    London: Italian food like pasta and pizza are now the world's favourite, according to an international survey. Researchers quizzed travellers across the globe and found pizza and pasta are preferred to French cuisine, reports express.co.uk. Italian food scored 21 percent, with French at 12 percent and Thai at 11 percent. Britain failed...
  • How to make Friday dinners special! February 20, 2009

    Instant coffee, heatandeat food, 2minute noodles, 30minute pizza delivery food is increasingly becoming a less about enjoyment and more about speed. Understandable for we live in nuclear families, work long hours and juggle many things besides homes and careers. One Friday, I wandered into the kitchen to make myself a cup...
  • Spiralling production cost hits Italian pasta bowls December 7, 2007

    Rome: For most Italians, it is not "Give us this day our daily bread". Their staple is another wheatbased product pasta. But strong demand and growing export market have sent the price of wheat and cereals skyrocketing. These are not easy days for pasta makers in Italy. The average price...
  • In Pics: Italians go on pasta strike September 13, 2007

    Be it fettuccine, linguine or spaghetti, Italians will soon be paying more. ...
  • Pasta gets hotter, contributes to global warming July 20, 2007

    Rome (Italy): Italian pasta is simply the best in the world. It is made with durum wheat. Italy grows a lot of the wheat, but the Italians eat a lot of pasta so the country must import half of its durum wheat needs to satisfy demand. However, durum wheat is also...