1. Try making your own noodles

    Making noodles is not nearly as hard as it seems. Water, flour, salt, and an egg is all you need… mix the dough, roll it out flat then into a ‘jellyroll’ shape, and cut into strips.

  2. Go out for noodles

    As a much simpler alternative to making your own noodles or pasta, go try out that new restaurant that serves noodles. Search for Noodles, whether it is to Italian, Korean, Chinese, the choices are endless.

Facts about noodles 

  1. It was first a luxury food

    Because of its convenience, instant ramen was initially 6 times as expensive as fresh noodles.

  2. Japan invented it

    Many Japanese consider instant ramen their contribution to the world and a source of national pride.

  3. China is obsessed with it

    Citizens of China consume more than 46 billion packets of ramen each year.


Give this cheesy chicken pasta a try, the family will love it!


  • 2-3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced into bite sized pieces
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • pasta of your choice
  • 1 jar of your favourite marinara sauce (any tomato based pasta sauce will do)
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • dried Italian seasoning


  • To a large pot, drizzle of olive oil and heat over MED-HIGH heat.  Add chicken, season with salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and garlic powder.  Cook about 5 minutes, until chicken is most of the way cooked through.
  • Add onion and garlic to the pot and cook about 2-3 minutes, until soft.  Pour in marinara sauce, and add some water.  Bring to a boil.
  • Add pasta, stir, then cover and cook for 10-15 minutes, until pasta is cooked.  Stir in parmesan cheese and 1/4 cup of the mozzarella cheese.
  • Sprinkle remaining 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese on top of the dish and cook another 2-3 minutes, until cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle with additional Italian seasoning if desired, and garnish with parsley or basil.