a history of Neapolitan pizza

Jason Townsend

Jason is a writer for Pizza90 and a minimalist lifestyle designer with a focus on enjoyment through fine food. He is an avid cook, Personal Trainer, and researcher of nutritional hacks that create an exceptional quality of life.

The History of Neapolitan Pizza: A Historical Timeline (Infographic)

If you’re wondering where did Neapolitan pizza come from, you need to look back in time to Naples, Italy. In 1889 the very first Neapolitan pizza was made for Queen Margherita. Named after the queen, the pizza was made with fresh basil, tomato sauce, and mozzarella cheese – colors of white, green, and red to honor the newly…

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Skip the Lunch Pizza Buffet and Opt for Authentic Neapolitan Pizza Instead

It’s the weekday lunch hour, and the lunch pizza buffet beckons as usual. Lunch pizza buffets are popular, and why not? You get to interact with your office colleagues in an informal setting away from the office and stringent cubicles. You get to meet new people from other nearby buildings and office blocks. You can even arrange informal…

3 Reasons You Need Fresh Pizza Ingredients to Make Better Pizza

We’ve all experienced the enticing smell of an authentic Italian pie created with fresh pizza ingredients. The invigorating aroma of basil and mozzarella fill your head at once and you can’t wait to taste the delicious creation. It’s no secret that better ingredients call for a better pizza, and having a pizza with fresh mozzarella and pepperoni sounds…

Selecting The Best Pizza Cheese for a Neapolitan Style Pizza

Go shopping for the best pizza cheese to make authentic pizza at home, and chances are you’ll be overwhelmed by the sheer variety of cheeses available. Every pizza connoisseur is well aware that the only kind of cheese that can give you that unique taste and flavor is mozzarella. So which is the best mozzarella cheese for pizza…

The 9 Essential Pizza Sauce Herbs & Spices to Cook Italian Pizza

Every pizza connoisseur is well aware that the secret behind an authentic pie is the perfect pizza sauce herbs & spices that are used to flavor it. Add them in the right proportions and at the right cooking stage and they can transform the taste of your pizza to one cooked in the kitchens of Naples. Pizza sauce…

3 Reasons To Ditch Dominoes Pizza and Buy Neapolitan Pizza Instead

The Dominoes pizza franchise is recognized all over the world. The brand distinguished itself early on with their easy online ordering process and fast deliveries. I still order from Dominoes from time to time, but nowadays my main choice of pizza is the Neapolitan variety. I think the allure that still keeps me ordering from Dominoes is their…

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Celebrating the Union of Craft Beer & Pizza With Telegraph Brewery

“The best wheat beer you’ll ever drink” ~ USA Today With accolades like this, it’s hard not to be curious about the Telegraph Brewery range of fine craft beers – straight out of Santa Barbara, California. We love to match up some of the finest craft beers from across the globe with our award-winning traditional Italian neapolitan pizza,…