Fun Facts=Italy==History Of Pizza

15 May

Another month of fun fact. For this month we will be learning a bit about the history of Italian pizza. Please do enjoy.



Below you will also find my poll for this month,please select your 2 favorite pizza you would eat for an entire 2 months.

                                                          The Invention of Pizza

It is said that pizza was invented by the cook Vincenzo Corrado in 1775 in Naples Italy.



Next to pasta pizza is the known italian dish and exists with a variety of toppings. The bases of pizza can be made from various of ingredients. Bread dough is more likely most traditional.

Not all pizza is topped with home made tomato sauce before other ingredients.

Range of pizza toppings

The ranging of a pizza topping can be from mushrooms, seafood, nuts and vegetables. Grated or thinly sliced cheese usually tops one of the other ingredients.

Mozzarella is traditionally used because it melts easily and forms long, elastic strings, but of course other cheese can be used.


Bread is an important part of any italian meal and comes in different flavoured breads with sun-dried tomatoes or olives from a variety of supermarket .

Tomato Sauce procedures

Tomato Sauce

Using canned chopped tomatoes for this dish saves time. This is a good basic sauce for spreading over your pizza base when making your own pizza.


1 small onion, chopped

i garlic clove, crushed

tbsp olive oil

200g/7 oz can chopped tomatoes

2 tsp sugar

1/2tsp dried oregano

1 bay leaf

salt and pepper

1. Cook onion and garlic in oil for 4 to 5 mins, until tender and brown.

2.Add tomatoes, tomato puree, sugar, bay leaf and seasoning. Mix well

3.Bring it to a boil. Cover and let simmer for 10 to 20 mins, stirring on and off, until your sauce is thick.

4.Remove bay leaf. Let cool before using. You can store this sauce in a jar in the fridge for 1 to 2 weeks.


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5 Responses to “Fun Facts=Italy==History Of Pizza”

  1. vam May 18, 2013 at 6:34 PM #

    Eagerly waiting for the fun-facts !

    • Global Chow May 20, 2013 at 2:44 PM #

      Happy to know you are anticipateing my next fun fact..will be posting another fun fact italy in the coming days.take care*_*

  2. meigancam May 17, 2013 at 1:03 PM #

    I am really interested in what you wrote here. This looks absolutely perfect. All these tinny details are give me a lot of knowledge.

    • Global Chow May 20, 2013 at 3:05 PM #

      🙂 thank you holy food, wonderful to know take care*_*


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