Where you place the origins of pasta depends a great deal on how you define it. There is
evidence that the ancient Etruscans prepared a wheat and egg paste, but it was baked not
boiled. Does that count? There are artifacts froma period 3,000 years ago that look remarkably
like pasta dies and extruders. But naturally the material they worked on is not preserved. Learn more about Pasta and it's recipes within this book.