That Comes From Where? 13 Food Firsts You Won’t Believe
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Pizza: Not As Italian As You Think – Pizza might be synonymous with Italian cuisine, but are its roots really Italian? According to popular belief, the first pizza was made in Naples for Queen Margherita of Savoy back in 1889, but recent studies cast doubt on this tale, with some historians suggesting that the progenitor of pizza was first made in ancient Greece almost 3,000 years ago. Apparently, the ancient Greeks had a flatbread called plakous, which was flavoured with toppings like cheese, herbs, onions and garlic, cut into slices served like modern pizza.