Pizza, A Slice of American History

Pizza, A Slice of American History

Liz Barrett

americans devour a mixed 350 slices of pizza each moment!

Pizza: A Slice of yankee History tells the tale of ways pizza has turn into one of many country's most well-liked meals, loved coast to coast through thousands of pizza fans.

Pizza journalist Liz Barrett explores the way it is that pizza got here to and conquered North the United States and the way it has developed into diversified kinds around the continent. each one bankruptcy investigates a distinct pie: Chicago's well-known deep-dish, New Haven's white clam pie, California's health-conscious forms, New York's Sicilian and Neapolitan, etc. Recipes offer readers with the chance to make and pattern a few of America's favourite pizza types.

Illustrated all through with sleek and ancient pictures, postcards, and memorabilia, Pizza: A Slice of yank History is without doubt one of the so much accomplished and enjoyable cultural histories of pizza ever written.


"Barrett's pizza wisdom is large and she or he has a special reward to distill the knowledge into delectable slices. the pictures are extraordinary and create a brilliant visual historical past of pizza. you can find a few rarities that are precise nuggets of the pizza saga." --Albert Grande, Legends of Pizza

"Liz Barrett has written the best all-around books on pizza i have come across... it is a broad-based exploration of pizza, its heritage and its position in our culture." --Dave, The Rochester long island Pizza Blog

"Chock filled with American pizza background, folk-lore, and visitor interviews with many pizza luminaries." --Peter Reinhart, Pizza Quest
"I am in love with it." --Scott Wiener, Scott's Pizza Tours

"Well-written, enticing, fantastically designed and photographed." --Adam Kuban, founding father of Slice

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