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Happy Birthday, Pizza Margherita!

Happy Birthday, Pizza Margherita!

PizzaMargheritaours2 So simple with its rich tomato sauce, white mozzarella and green fresh basil, the Margherita pizza had its birthday in Naples in June 1889. Who was Raffaele Esposito, why was Margherita of Savoy staying Naples?

Today many New Zealanders prefer their pizza laden with a variety of tastes, ingredients and different flavours, but join Nunzio Romano for Italianfoodlovers as he shares the history of the famous Pizza Margherita.

This is where it all began.

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by Nunzio Romano for Italianfoodlovers

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