The Italian Almanac

pasta!

Italian News - June 13

Most Latin lovers prefer a plate of pasta to a paramour, according to a recent study. One-third of all Italian of both sexes indicated pasta as the main pleasure in life, nearly half of them would never go without it.

Sex? L'amore as a life passion warrants a mere bronze, coming in after travel preferred by 27% and 21% of Italians respectively. Intellectual pursuits would seem to be of higher importance than rounding out a plate of pasta with a glass of wine: reading was cited as a passion by 14% percent of Italians while wine only by 4% percent.