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26 Dec  Fried food as street food

By Pizza Mami  In Fried
The Greeks and the Romans already ate a lot of street food, and it was fried fish sold by pedlars during the city holidays. This is still a Roman speciality, just think about the filetto di baccalà (salted cod fillet). The Romans didn’t only fry in oil, but also in other liquids such as oil […]

26 Dec  From bread to the sliced pizza of Rome

By Pizza Mami  In Pizzas
Nowadays everybody knows that the origins of bread are ancient, going back up to the Neolithic Era. The Ancient Greeks used to prepare a flat bread called plakous, flavoured with aromas such as garlic and onion. The story has it that Darius the Great (521-486 B.C.) used to prepare a cheese and dates stuffed flat bread, and during the 1st century B.C., the poet Virgil used to talk about bread as an edible plate.