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Timeline Infographic: The History of Pizza

The word "pizza" is thought to have come from the Latin word pinsa, meaning flatbread (although there is much debate about the origin of the word). A legend suggests that Roman soldiers gained a taste for Jewish Matzoth while stationed in Roman occupied Palestine and developed a similar food after returning home. By the Middle Ages these early pizzas started to take on a more modern look and taste...

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A History of Pizza in 8 Delicious Slices

Mike Rugnetta explores the history of pizza in 8 delicious slices on the latest episode of PBS Idea Channel. Pizza might be an Italian invention, but it is a worldwide phenomenon. Pizza has managed…

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The Rather Complicated But Very Entertaining History of Pizza in New York City

Gutbusting foods: The world's biggest burger, hot dog, meatball, cupcake, pizza, sausage and more

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Pizza – The Official Food of Connecticut

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

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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"

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These are the 33 best pizzas in America

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