By Emily

Marco Polo

Marco Polo was thought to have discovered pasta while visiting China. He returned and showed Italy his discovery. Now most people think of Marco Polo as the discoverer of pasta.

How Many Types of Pasta are There

Have you ever wandered how many types of pasta are there. There are 13 different types of pasta. Some different types of pasta are Elbow, Spaghetti, Rigatoni, and Bow-Tie.

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson made the first pasta making machine and gave it to the Americas.

Hernando Cortes

Hernando Cortes is the person who decided to put tomatoes in pasta. Tomatoes used to just be decorations. People thought they were poisonous. If it wasn't for Cortes we wouldn't have sauce with pasta.


Now you know a little bit more about pasta