Most Sicilian pizza is just too thick for me, but Rizzo's in Astoria is the home of the wondrous thin-crust Sicilian slice. For 40 years, Joe Rizzo has been making thin-crust Sicilian pizza the way his father learned in Sicily. That means he uses homemade sauce (slightly sweet), full-cream mozzarella that lies ever so gently on top of the light—almost demure—crust, and just enough Romano cheese to give his pizza a little zing. When you walk into Rizzo's, all you'll see on the counter are…
Pizza The Official Food of Connecticut - Learn about the history of pizza in America and get a great recipe for homemade pizza dough and sauce, and complete with toppings of your choosing. Perfect for cooking with kids. Part of the Tour the World by Food series
Kartoffel pizza (with border). The origin of the word pizza is uncertain. The term "pizza" first appeared "in a Latin text from the southern Italian town of Gaeta in 997 AD, which states that a tenant of certain property is to give the bishop of Gaeta duodecim pizze ("twelve pizzas") every Christmas Day, and another twelve every Easter Sunday"
The Deep Rooted History of Chicago's Deep-Dish Pizza: To appreciate the story of deep-dish, you must first look back to the Phoenicians, the Greeks and the Romans. Flatbread, the ancestor to the contemporary pizza, was first documented in a Latin text from 997 AD, in southern Italy near Lazio, with subsequent references noted throughout the Mediterranean, from Spain to Greece.
We don't do exclusionary - so while we personally reject anchovies, we reject this sweeping rejection of anchovies. It may be "Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day" for other people but it's Pizza Day Your Way @ Fabulous Foodie