National Fettuccine Alfredo Day

National Fettuccine Alfredo Day is observed next on Friday, February 7th, 2025 (206 days from today).

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National Fettuccine Alfredo Day is celebrated every year on February 7, celebrating one of the most popular famous Fettuccine dishes in Italy.

Fettuccine is one of the most popular forms in the pasta world. It is a type of flat pasta, made from eggs and flour. The name "fettuccine" translates into Italian as "small ribbons". The most famous fettuccine is Fettuccine Alfredo, named after Alfredo Di Lelio, a restaurant owner in Rome in the early 20th century. It is said that Fettuccine Alfredo became famous after the couple Famous husband and wife Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks enjoy. They ate this dish on their honeymoon in 1920, and were completely captivated by its taste.

History of Fettuccine Alfredo

The pasta Fettuccine Alfredo was born by the recipe of a husband who was very worried about his wife who was pregnant and had anorexia, Alfredo Di Ledio. Alfredo Di Ledio is known as the owner of a restaurant in Rome, Italy. During his wife's pregnancy, realizing that his wife lost her appetite and that it would be very bad for the child, Alfredo Di Ledio tried to research as well as use all his abilities into the dish. His recipe of noodles, cheese and butter has helped his wife eat better. Even his wife found the food to be delicious and suggested that he put his fettuccine on the restaurant's menu.

Fettuccine Alfredo became popular and widely known thanks to two famous actors Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, when they went on their honeymoon in 1920 and enjoyed this Fettuccine Alfredo. And the Fettuccine Alfredo has conquered a large number of diners with its delicious and easy-to-eat taste.

How to observe National Fettuccine Alfredo

On National Fettuccine Alfredo, indulge yourself with a plate of fettuccine with your favorite ingredient. You can also make them yourself at home using the following recipe:


Pasta: 226 Gr

Unsalted Butter: 4 Tablespoons

Garlic: 2 cloves

Fresh milk: 354 ml

Heavy cream: 250 ml

Cheese: 100 Gr

Salt: 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1: Peel and mince garlic. Boil pasta with salt water and a little oil according to the instructions on the package, then rinse the noodles with cold water and drain. Heat the butter in a pan over high heat, then add the minced garlic and saute for about 30 seconds.

Step 2: Mix fresh milk with heavy cream and then carefully pour into the pan to boil. Once the mixture boils, reduce the heat to medium and add the cheese, salt and pepper. Turn off the heat, take the pot out, then add the boiled spaghetti and mix well.

Step 3: Finally, you add some minced parsley or cilantro to the noodles, mix well and then remove to a plate to enjoy. Pasta Alfredo is lightly fragrant, greasy but not too fatty, the sauce is smooth, each noodle is shiny and attractive. The recipe is very easy, you can make a lot for your whole family to enjoy.

Share your results, as well as your Fettuccine day on social media with the hashtag #NationalFettuccineAlfredoDay to spread this delicious dish to everyone around.


National Fettuccine Alfredo Day has been observed annually on February 7th.


Tuesday, February 7th, 2023

Wednesday, February 7th, 2024

Friday, February 7th, 2025

Saturday, February 7th, 2026

Sunday, February 7th, 2027

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