National days of the week 10/17 – 10/21

By Amanda Martin, Staff Writer

There is a national day each and every day of the year. Here are the national days of this week.

Monday: National Pasta Day

Pasta’s origins are ancient. Pasta is the Italian word for dough. Pasta is one of the world’s most favorable foods. There are over 600 pasts shapes. Pasta can be enjoyed as a main course or side dish.

Tuesday: National Chocolate Cupcake Day

This is the day for chocolate and dessert lovers. Cupcakes are also known to be called both fairy cakes and patty cakes.

Wednesday: National Seafood Bisque Day

Seafood bisque is a creamy and highly seasoned soup of French origin. This is a day for all seafood lovers to enjoy a bowl of soup.

Thursday: National Brandied Fruit Day

Brandied fruit is fresh,  sweet fruit that is soaked in brandy and sugar. It is mainly used as a topping for pies, cake or ice cream.

Friday: National Reptile Awareness Day

This day was created for the animal lovers to celebrate, but to also promote education, conservation and appreciation for reptiles.