Did Pizza originate in Italy or was it China? If you research the origins of Pizza, you will find a variety of historical claims that pizza
The story goes, during one of his many travels, Marco Polo visited China and fell in love with a baked scallion pancake made with dough using unleavened bread, oil and minced scallions. When Marco returned to Italy, he found a chef in Naples who
Marco had a creative idea and instructed the chef to place some ingredients on top of the dough before baking it. The result was a success! After a few creative adjustments to the new dish, including the addition of cheese, red sauce, mushrooms and a variety of ingredients, Italy became the proud parent of everyone’s favorite dish, pizza.
There is no real proof that this story is accurate since history has a way of adjusting its story to the tale-bearers liking. But regardless of where pizza originated, some form of this dish has become a beloved meal enjoyed in almost every part of the world.
The thing I love most about pizza is there are no hard and fast rules for making it. Since one of my daughters is a gluten-free eater and there are few pizza shops that offer gluten-free pizza crusts, I made my own using some of my favorite ingredients. However, make it your own by omitting or changing the herbs with your favorite combination for a customized crust your family will love.
Finish it with your favorite toppings or try my suggestions below for either my Roasted Chicken and
I hope you enjoy this recipe! If you’ve made it please share it with me by tagging @culinarybutterfly on Pinterest.
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