According to the Decalogue of the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana a/k/a the 10 Commandments of Pizza, a true Neapolitan Pizza can be recognized by several distinguishing characteristics. Like the libretto (text) of an opera, the libretto of a pizza speaks volumes about that slice of pizza you are about to put in your mouth. The libretto or the … Continue reading Pizza a libretto
Let’s play a game of “Trick or Treat!” Here’s the idea: We’ll present you with a few commonly held ideas about Italian culture and living to see whether you know if it’s true (treat!) or a false view of the way Italians eat, drink and live (trick!). And if you have any tricks in your … Continue reading Trick of Treat What Do Italians Eat (Drink, Buy and Do)
My Italian antennae went up when I read a Chowhound Blog about corn on pizza. I admit I'm a pizza purist but is it because we've never tasted an authentic Italian pizza outside of Italy that we feel compelled to twist it and turn it into an unrecognizable mass of dough with toppings of every … Continue reading Corn on Pizza?