Maddie and Wynn

culturally twisted Noodles

International Noodle Day

October 6 – eat your noodles!

Fun noodle Facts

  • Noodles dates back 4000 years ago to China
  • Most popular noodle is Ramen . . . even astronauts eat RAMEN
  • April 4th is National RAMEN Day. Visit cupnoodles museum to learn more.
  • Macaroni and cheese or spaghetti between two slices of bread = a sandwich!

cooking noodles

Step 1: Determine how much pasta or noodles you should cook. 
Step 2: Cook your noodles
Step 3: Serve hot or coldNeed to know more about measuring pasta?

Check out this video on measuring pasta.

are you herb aware?

Not to be confused with herbivores “an animal that feeds on plants.”  

Watch this video to learn more about herbs and the
flavours they add to the food you cook. 

Types of Noodles

Types of Pasta

  • long and medium length | thick, thin, very thin, coiled, twisted, wide 
  • stretched (mostly seen in Italian cuisine)
  • soup (bows, macaroni, grains, orzo, alphabet)

russell Leon's Secret spaghetti sauce

Maddie wants to know the secret ingredients in her dad’s family famous spaghetti sauce.                                                

   “Smells great!” she said, hovering over her dad’s secret sauce.

   “Italian parsley?” she asked peering up at him. “Its the spices – right! That’s the secret isn’t it?”

   “Nope,” he replied.

  “Tell me!” she pleaded.

  “No way! I’m the holder of my girl’s favourite spaghetti-sauce,” he said, planting a kiss on her head. 


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