20 secrets to mastering an authentic Italian pizza
In early 2014, the Department of Agriculture released a report stating that on any given day, 13% of Americans are eating pizza. When you consider the total population of the US, that's about 41 million people and a heck of a lot of pizza per day!
Despite the diverse selection and enormous quantity of pizza places throughout the country, you're not always guaranteed to find a truly delicious, authentic pizza—like those we dream of tasting in Italy. Luckily, we had the opportunity to cook with Silvia, a born-and-bred Italian proud of her culture and culinary traditions that she shares with plenty of joy and enthusiasm.
Discover her prized secrets to the pizza-making trade and become champions of the classic Italian recipe: The Margherita.
The "Queen of Pizzas" in Italy: The Margherita
The Margherita is a pure Italian classic. So simple yet so delicious with its stewed onions and tomatoes, mozzarella, oregano and basil. You won't be able to resist it!
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