1. The Original Pizza

La Marinara

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Appears in
Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

  • About

The original pizza was invented by a backstreet Neapolitan baker, though sadly his name has gone unrecorded and has been forgotten. One shivers to think of what he could have become had he patented his invention - pizza is the fastest selling fast food in the world, even beating hamburgers - but such is life! The first pizza ever baked had a topping of tomato, garlic and dried oregano, plus salt and pepper. Some people claim that fresh basil was added too, but I somehow doubt it. This was,