Pasta, Pasta Everywhere!

Alex at Academia Barilla

A foodie trip to Parma, Italy just isn’t complete without a stop at the Barilla Pasta Factory. Barilla started in 1877 with Pietro Barilla selling bread and pasta. Now, Barilla is one of the leading brands of pasta in Italy and the United States. Barilla has 43 production sites in 10 countries. The factory we were visiting in Parma … Continue reading

When in Parma… Eat Parmigiano!

Parma, Italy is a city known for their contributions to what we consider Italian cuisine (although there is no one Italian cuisine). If you’ve never heard of Parma, you have probably heard of the foods they produce, like Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma and a brand of pasta named Barilla. Sound familiar? In a day … Continue reading