When and where did the pizza originate?

The pizza as a flat bread can be linked to ancient times.

The Ancient Egyptians were expert bread makers and remains of this type of bread can still be found in many tombs. Flat bread was also popular with the Ancient Greeks and the Romans. However, the modern pizza is inextricably linked to Italy where it first became popular in the 18th century.

Naples is thought to be the home of the pizza – a description of this type of dish is given by the French writer Alexandre Dumas in 1830. Its popularity continued to flourish as Italian immigrants brought the recipe to America along with the rest of the world.


Did Marie Antoinette really say “Let them eat cake”?

Probably one of the most famous myths ever to spread through Western culture, Queen of France Marie Antoinette’s sentiment that if French peasants had no bread to eat then they should eat cake instead is at best a misunderstanding and at worst a complete fabrication