The first pizza is believed to have been made in Naples by Raffaele Esposito in 1889. Other variations of flat breads with and without toppings were created previously by Egyptians and Greeks.
Pizza was originally invented in the Greek settlement of Naples between the 1700s and early 1800s. It was originally developed in response to the need for an inexpensive food that could be eaten quickly by regular working class Greek citizens. It was sold in informal restaurants and by street vendor
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Although the specific origin of pizza is unclear, it likely developed from the flatbreads that had toppings on them and were sold by restaurants or street vendors in Naples, Italy. This inexpensive food initially became popular in the late 18th century.
The style of pizza eaten today in the United States originated in Naples, Italy. The poorer citizens of Naples primarily lived outdoors, so they needed fast meals that could be eaten outdoors. Flat breads with toppings fulfilled the need, which developed in the 18th and 19th century.
Good pizza starts with a dough made of flour, slat, water, sugar, yeast and olive oil. From there, toppings for pizza can range from simple tomatoes and mozzarella cheese to Fontina cheese, fennel and onion.
"Papa's Pizzeria" and "Pizza Bar" are some pizza games that are available online to play for free as of 2015. Both games feature multiple levels and exciting upgrades.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that a single slice of cheese pizza from a regular crust 14-inch pie has 285 calories, while the entire pie has 2,269 calories. Additional toppings on pizza increase the caloric content and other nutrients.
There are a number of side dishes for pizza, including garlic bread, ranch sticks, hot wings, chicken fries, ranch potato wedges, salad, chips and roasted vegetables. Roasted vegetables, such as asparagus and broccoli, make suitable sides for a vegetarian household or vegetarian friend.
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