Pizza napoletana / Neapolitan pizza – a Naples-style pizza, made with tomatoes (San Marzano tomatoes or Pomodorino del Piennolo del Vesuvio) and mozzarella cheese (Mozzarella di Bufala Campana or Fior di Latte di Agerola), on UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage and on the European list of Traditional Speciality Guaranteed (TSG) products. Neapolitan pizza is served either as pizza Margherita (with tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, extra-virgin olive oil, fresh basil) or pizza marinara (with tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, oregano, garlic).
L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele in Naples (Campania, Italy) has been serving delicious pizza (solo marinara e Margherita) for more than 100 years now. The pizzeria and its pizza have been featured in Eat Pray Love (2010) movie.
PS. A date to remember: February 9th – the World Pizza Day! 😉
December 5, 2016
L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, Via Cesare Sersale, 1, 80139 Napoli, Italy
An introduction to Neapolitan cuisine.
Altough red chili pepper is not the most common ingredient in Neapolitan cuisine (green peppers – peperoncini verdi – are usually fried), red cornicello (“little horn”) is trditional talisman protecting against the evil eye.
Naples (Napoli), Metropolitan City of Naples, Campania, Italy
Palazzo Reale di Napoli, Piazza del Plebiscito, 1, 80132 Napoli NA, Italy
Galleria Umberto I, Via San Carlo, 15, 80132 Napoli NA, Italy
Teatro di San Carlo, Via San Carlo, 98, 80132 Napoli NA, Italy
Castel Nuovo, Via Vittorio Emanuele III, 80133 Napoli NA, Italy
Castel dell’Ovo, Via Eldorado, 3, 80132 Napoli NA, Italy
Vomero – a is district of Naples (Campania, Italy), located on a hill, with three funiculars. The name comes from the Italian vomere – the blade of a plough, and it is connected to its former main agricultural function. Vomero used to be called the Broccoli Hill.
Sights / Things to do in Vomero:
Vomero, Naples, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy
Castel Sant’Elmo, Via Tito Angelini, 20/A, 80129 Napoli NA, Italy
Certosa e Museo di San Martino, Largo S. Martino, 5, 80129 Napoli NA, Italy
Duca di Martina National Ceramic Museum at Villa Floridiana, Via Domenico Cimarosa, 77, 80127 Napoli NA, Italy