Pizza Margarita is favorite food not only in Italy, but all over the world. It has thousands of variations but the classic recipe remains unchanged.
Pizza Margarita is a symbol of Italian national pride. It's main colors are white, red and green, as well as the colors of the Italian flag.
Photo: Ingredients for pizza margarita, ©
According to the legend, pizza appeared when French King Umberto and his wife Queen Margaret visited Naples. The Queen wanted to taste Italian cuisine, and the local chef Rafaello Esposito offered her to try a cake with mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and basil. She liked this dish so much that it was named in her honor.
How to do?
1. Pizza Margarita is served in any Naples cafe or restaurant.
2. Order the classic pizza.
3. Eat by hands, as it was eaten 100 years ago and so that's how it will always be eaten.
The pizza triangle costs €1-3, the whole pizza — about €7-15.
Tips and hints
Eat while its hot.
More things to do in Naples
Visit the Pizza Festival
In the middle of September Naples becomes the most popular Italian place to visit. Hundreds of thousands people come here to visit the world-famous Pizzafest.4
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