Do you come from a Land Down Under? Or somewhere other than the U.S.? Are you confused by the term cheese pizza, as our Aussie friend heyitsdre was? Here's a quick explainer.
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Things I've overheard in a Neapolitan pizzeria lately:
- "Oh, wow, there's not that much cheese on this."
- "They're pretty small. You could probably eat one yourself." (Waitress to customer.)
- "You can't really pick it up."
I guess that even after the great pizza renaissance of the 2000s, Neapolitan pizza is still new to some folks. And, whatever, that's cools. I just figured I'd try to demystify it a bit if you've never had it.
Update/note: This post is geared toward folks in the U.S. or elsewhere who have never tried Neapolitan, Neapolitan-style, or Neapolitan-inspired pizza. It does not pertain to actual Neapolitan pizza in Naples, Italy.
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