National Breadstick Day
National Breadstick Day:
National Breadstick day is celebrated annually on the last Friday of October. This day is put aside to celebrate the enigma of food that is breadsticks.
|2021||29th October||Friday||United States|
|2022||28th October||Friday||United States|
|2023||27th October||Friday||United States|
Why National Breadstick Day?
Breadsticks- they so simple yet so magnificent. Just think you can create wonderful and delicious just with the help of a few very ordinary ingredients. Just some ordinary bread dough can be made into these delicious treats just with the assistance of an oven. Apart from being absolutely delectable, they are also very versatile. You can always go for classic toppings like butter and cheese, or you can experiment with various selection of eatables. You can turn this salty snack into a sweet dessert by slathering it in cinnamon sugar and any icing of your choice. You can also fill them up with jam, melted chocolate, or Nutella. There is no end to what you can make with just a simple breadstick. What is not to love about this dish? What is there not to celebrate? Thus, a day is set apart to appreciate the existence of these mouth-watering appetizers.
How Can We Observe National Breadstick Day?
National Breadstick Day can be celebrated or observed in the following ways:-
- Breadstick hunts can be a great challenge as well as a fun way to celebrate the day. You can go on a breadstick hunt in your area. Look for restaurants in your area that serve the best breadsticks. Get your friends and go hit at least three to four restaurants to spot the difference between them, and then you can find out where they serve the best breadsticks.
- Want to do something weird and unique to observe this day? So here is an idea with the help of which you can bring the celebration to your professional life as well. So, if you have a presentation at your workplace, you can use a breadstick instead of a pointer. Can you imagine the looks on the face of your colleagues when you whip out a breadstick instead of a pointer before commencing with your presentation? What is a better way to make an impression in your workplace than this?
- If you want to incorporate this day into your daily playing and games, then you can always conduct a breadstick duel amongst your friends. Get to pieces of breadsticks and get started with your duel. Poke and prod each other with breadsticks until there is a winner standing.
- You can also post pictures on social media using #NationalBreadstickDay and aware people of it.
Interesting Facts About National Breadstick Day:
On this day, let us take a look at some facts about breadsticks:-
- Breadsticks are known as Rosquilletas in Spain. Castello de la Plana is a place where breadsticks are mostly served.
- Among the favourite food consumed by busy people, refrigerated breadsticks are very popular.
- Breadsticks are insanely popular as a dish. Due to this popularity, many people have tried to recreate some of the best and most popular recipes of breadsticks.
- The making of keto breadsticks has also been possible by some makers and brands. Keto breadsticks have a very low amount of carbohydrate content.
- Breadsticks are known as Grissini in Italy.
- Breadsticks are also commonly called dipping sticks.
- Breadsticks are considered to be the ideal appetizers by some restaurants. They are served with various sorts of spreads, pate or butter.
- Breadsticks are generally salty snacks, but with the help of human creativity, they can also be made with a combination of sweet ingredients such as jam, chocolate, or Nutella.
- The historical figure, Napolean, was a huge fan of breadsticks. Napolean installed a service between Torino and Paris just so there could be breadsticks escorted to the emperor. The emperor called breadsticks ‘little sticks of Turin’.
History Of National Breadstick Day:
The History behind the celebration of this day is unclear to date. But the existence or discovery of breadsticks can be traced back to the 1600s. The original breadsticks were known as grissini. They originated in the Piedmont region of Italy during the late 1600s. All food historians do not agree on the actual origin of this treat. There are several other stories regarding the discovery of breadsticks.
One story goes that the young duke, Vittorio Amadeo II di Savoia suffered from several intestinal disorders that severely affected his ability to eat and staunched his physical development. When he turned nine, his mother requested the court physician to find a remedy for her son. That was when breadsticks were created.
Though this makes for a great story, it is still unclear as to when or where breadsticks originated.