October is National Pasta Month

October is National Pasta Month and even though every month feels like National Pasta Month around here, we are celebrating! For the month of October, use the coupon code GIVEMEPASTA and enjoy 15% off any order of pasta.

There is a legend that Marco Polo discovered pasta in Asia and brought it back to Italy upon his return. But in fact, in 1279 a.d while he was still in the far east, a will drafted by Ponzio Bastone was found handing down a storage bin of maccheroni.

Early Romans used a simple combination of water and flour to make the dough into sheets, similar to what is found in lasagna. But we bet they never imagined how many varieties and shapes we would end up with today! Below is the most comprehensive visual encyclopedia of pasta that we’ve ever seen. (via Lifehacker)