Is spaghetti Italian or,...?!

Question: Is spaghetti Italian or,...?


The Italians were eating a crude types of pasta, made with flour and water back as far as the Ancient Romans, they even boiled leftover bread dough in soups, other types were made with chickpea flour, chestnut flour, wheat and farro, but when Marco Polo came back from his 20 year trip to China, he brought back egg noodles and the flat or shaped types he found there, so egg noodles came from China, pasta has always been in Italy, even in Ancient Greece and Egypt had there types also.

Italian American cuisine came from the 2 influxes of immigrants to the US from Italy, either the mainland or Sicily

Spaghetti with meatballs is Italian! My mother used to make all the time when I was a child in Italy.
Spaghetti with garlic meatballs is American.
Fettuccine Alfredo is Italian.
Fettuccini (American spelling and pronunciation) Alfredo with garlic bread is American.

Of course, it's Italian, but spaghetti with meatballs is Italian American.

Spaghetti is originally Italian.

Fettucine Alfredo like spaghetti with meatballs are both Italian-American, not Italian.


The votes have not been counted. History indicates that Marco Polo brought the recipe for Noodle/Pasta from China to Italy, but you will never get an Italian to admit that.


Pasta itself originated in China but spaghetti originated in Italy.

its actually chinese but an italian traveler took the idea back to italy and added tomato sauce and took credit.

Italian, but it's not the spaghetti and meat sauce that is served in North America.

I am pretty sure the Italians had spaghetti first. We just adopted dried pasta and that good ole can of prego

Started in China, perfected by Italy.

Oh, for Pete's sake, stop "thumbs down"ing me and look up "Marco Polo", "China", and "Spaghetti" in a search. It's true.



Neither, it is Chinese

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