Tips and FAQ

Would you like to learn more about our pasta, sauces and other products? We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions for you. Please don't hesitate to contact us should your question not feature in the list.

Does pasta actually have any nutritional value?

Pasta is an important part of a balanced and healthy diet. It is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, the primary fuel for the human body. Unlike simple sugars that quickly provide energy, pasta helps to maintain energy levels. Why else would professional athletes eat so much pasta? There is also a lot of fibers, B vitamins and iron in pasta.

Is gluten-free pasta healthier?
How does one recognizes high-quality pasta?
Are there always eggs in your pasta?
Should oil be added to the boiling water?
Should I add salt to the cooking water?
Why fresh frozen pasta?
How much spaghetti do I serve per person?
Can all pasta shapes be used for any sauce?
What kind of pasta should I use with which sauces?
Can I refreeze a freshly frozen product after defrosting?
Is there any danger if I buy your freshly frozen pasta at the wholesaler’s and I transport it to my restaurant?
Does fresh frozen pasta contains as many nutrients as ‘fresh’ pasta?
Are there really no preservatives added to your freshly frozen pasta?
What's so special about The Smiling Cook pasta?