National Fettuccine Alfredo Day – February 7

National Fettuccine Alfredo Day

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Facts on Fettuccine Alfredo 

  • Fettuccine Alfredo is a delicious pasta dish made with fettuccine (a flat ribbon-cut noodle) tossed with butter, cream, and melted Parmesan cheese.
  • Fettuccine pasta shapes are best suited to thick cream sauces,  while short or hollow shapes work best with chunky tomato-based sauces.
  • Fettuccine  is one of the top ten misspelled words. 
  • Fettuccine Alfredo,  didn’t take off in Italy as it did in the United States.
  • In 1914, Alfredo di Lelio created this dish to help his wives upset stomach due to pregnancy.