In this episode I talk about the pizza romana, the not so famous but more influential cousin to the Neapolitan version, and its long history.
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The episode includes:
- The difference between the pizza romana and the pizza napoletana
- The etymology of the word pizza
- Pizza mentioned in Virgil’s Aeneid
- Ancient Roman flatbread
- The different names for Italian flatbread
- Pizza bianca and pizza rossa
- The development of pizza romana
- Pizza in a Roman forno
- Pizza al taglio
- The modern pizza romana
How Aeneas invented pizza.
My article about Roman pizza for Devour Tours.
Pizza romana and pizza napoletana at one of my favourite restaurants.
Roman jewish cuisine featuring the pizza ebraica.
Pizzeria Da Remo.
What is pinsa?