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Maestro Pizzaiolo Franco Pepe Thinks Back Looks Forward October 7, 2014


On the Wednesday morning following PizzaTuesday Naples, my insider’s tour of the pizza heartland, the group met with the great…

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Why Pizza in Naples Has to be So Soft August 21, 2014


Naples shared its love of pizza and dry pasta with the world many years ago but something got lost in…

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A Pox on the Pizza Polka Dots August 4, 2014


Until this week I assumed the appearance of mozzarella polka dots on Neapolitan-style pizzas was an unintended consequence of using…

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Neapolitan Pizza Master Enzo Coccia Loves Stringy Fior di Latte July 24, 2014


Neapolitans may sing the praises of Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP but mostly they eat fior di latte – mozzarella…

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Da Michele’s Master Pizzaiolo Shows His Age July 6, 2014


The very first pizza of PizzaTuesday Naples, the young&foodish group tour of the world’s pizza capital, was shaped by the hands of Luigi…

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For 3 Franco Pepe Pizzas, A Special Delivery June 27, 2014


Forget the great operatic tenors of La Scala. No voice in all of Italy is so lyrical as that of a…

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Pizza Fritta Ripieno: A Neapolitan Street Food Classic in the Making October 31, 2013


The wall menu at the great Naples pizzeria-friggitoria Di Matteo saves the best for last: The 27th of 27 listed selections…

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8 Naples Pizzerias in 1 Day & 2 Minutes October 8, 2013


On September 25th at 6:10am GMT I flew from London to Naples, Italy. On September 25th at 9pm CET I…

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The Straight DOP on Mozzarella & Margherita May 13, 2013


Order a Margherita at the best pizzerias of Naples and you typically get a pizza topped with fior di latte, a mozzarella…

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Now Playing in London’s West End: the Maserati of Espresso Machines & Stradivarius of Pizza Ovens December 2, 2010


If real wizardry was what the people wanted, November’s red carpets would have been diverted from the Harry Potter premiere at…

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