Glossary of Pizza

HISTORY In 1889, the famous pizzaiolo Raffaelle Esposito of Naples created a special pizza for Queen Margherita of Savoy. As pizza during this time was not a dish consumed by the privileged, Esposito wanted to honor the Queen by recreating the colors red, white and...

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The Story of Pizza Margherita

Though we don’t exactly know how old pizza is, historians speculate that pizza-like foods were found as early as 6th century BC and the first document of the word pizza was in 997 AD in central Italy (the Campania region). From there, Italians continued eating and...

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