Una Pizza Rustica e Autentica for Sophia Loren
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pizzacentric May 17, 2010
I've noticed that with the brand of tomatoes you used, while it says in big letters, "San Marzano," a closer look reveals that the tomatoes are actually grown in the US (see http://www.farawayfoods.com/sanmarzano.html). I agree with you guys that they're perfectly good canned tomatoes, but the marketing by that company is a little misleading.
AntoniaJames May 17, 2010
San Marzano is actually a variety of plum tomatoes (named after a town near Naples), and not a trademark.
pierino May 20, 2010
Actually you are both right. San Marzanos are a variety but the can seen in the A&M video is a trademarked domestic liable. If you are buying them look for "product of Italy"
pierino May 14, 2010
Thank you. Very good job on the video, but by now you guys should be able to afford a pizza peel...Excellent job on the sauce; just how I would have done it myself. And Sophia Loren comes from the Pozzuoli part of Naples, which might as well be Fort Apache in the way that Italian cooking is divided and subdivided. Especially when it comes to pizza.
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