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"