National Noodle Ring Day - December 11
Mon, Dec 11, 2023

National Noodle Ring Day

Fans of flour products are eagerly awaiting National Noodle Ring Day. This day gives you permission to indulge in your favorite dish, even if you are on a strict diet. There are many recipes and it is not hard to choose the right one – the main ingredient being noodles, of course. The rest of the ingredients are up to your imagination to experiment with.


The creator of National Noodle Ring Day is yet to be found; however, similar recipes were already around in the 1900s. Researchers believe that this dish first originated in Pennsylvania and the recipe was simple – pasta mixed with milk, cheese, eggs and baked. There were no pre-made products back then, so it is best to make the noodles yourself if you want to replicate the original recipe. In fact, the first pasta factory opened in New York at the end of the 19th century, where the products were dried on the roofs of houses.

The Jewish people also have a version of the dish – Kugel noodles – which is still a traditional dish. According to the original recipe, eggs and goose fat were added, but now many people like to experiment with other ingredients such as ketchup, mushrooms, vegetables, poultry and cream. The mixture is then placed in a ring mold and baked until tender.

Interesting facts

  • Italians have a love for pasta in their blood. Every year, the population of the country consumes so much pasta that its length is equivalent to the diameter of the planet multiplied by 10,000 times.
  • Colored noodles are a sight to behold – tomatoes are added to make red noodles and spinach is added to make green noodles.
  • Researchers discovered an amazing find in China dating back to the second millennium BC – a vessel with pasta.
  • In the Middle Ages, the Pope controlled the quality of products.

How to take part

Gather your family around the table on National Noodle Ring Day and treat yourselves to this unique dish! As it is not as popular as it used to be, you can help to change this. Invite your friends to join you in cooking and explore their wishes and ideas. Capture pictures of the finished creations and share them on social media. Don’t forget to let your followers know about this special day!

When is National Noodle Ring Day celebrated in 2023?

National Noodle Ring Day is observed on December 11 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday December 11 2023
Wednesday December 11 2024
Thursday December 11 2025
Friday December 11 2026

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