Pasta is the Italian designation or name given to a type of starchy noodle or dumpling food or dish typically made from grain flour, commonly wheat, mixed into a paste or dough, usually with water or eggs, and formed or cut into sheets or other shapes. It is usually cooked by boiling, baking, or frying. Rice flour, or legumes such as beans or lentils, are sometimes used in place of wheat flour to yield a different flavor and texture, or as a gluten-free alternative. Pasta is a staple food ingredient of Italian cuisine. Pasta is a universal product that can be used to make a huge variety of meals. According to one of the versions, translated from Greek, the word “pasta” means “happiness”. This food contains specific amino acids that help to eliminate negative thoughts. Complex carbohydrates aid the production of the hormone serotonin, which is responsible for positive emotions.