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By Liz Barrett

Americans consume a mixed 350 slices of pizza each moment!

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

Pizza journalist Liz Barrett explores the way it is that pizza got here to and conquered North the USA and the way it has advanced into assorted varieties around the continent. each one bankruptcy investigates a distinct pie: Chicago's recognized deep-dish, New Haven's white clam pie, California's health-conscious forms, New York's Sicilian and Neapolitan, and so forth. Recipes supply 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 yankee History is without doubt one of the such a lot finished and enjoyable cultural histories of pizza ever written.


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

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

"Chock packed with American pizza historical past, 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, attractive, superbly designed and photographed." --Adam Kuban, founding father of Slice

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