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Word Coinage: 'leopard spotting'

"Leopard spotting" on a Kesté pie. Friend of Slice Pizzablogger uses a word from the pizza-crit lexicon that I've never heard before: leopard spotting, obviously a reference to the little blisters of charred material along the pizza's end crust (or cornicione). Usage: "I think the quattro formaggio looks very lame, although it has more leopard spotting on the outer edge of the cornicione than the other pictures, which is what I personally prefer." Pizzablogger picked up the term from Paulie Gee.... More

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