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Where To Find Gourmet Pizzas in Nerang

There's a few different theories about the orgins of the pizza. A common story refers to  Queen Margherita in Naplea, Italy.If you’re hunting around looking for gourmet pizzas in Nerang, then you’ve hit the jackpot.

Before the Lavelle street cafe, where did the first pizza come from?
It seems that the idea of using bread as a plate came from the Greeks who ate flat round bread (plankuntos) baked with an assortment of toppings.

The word pizza is thought to have derived from picea, the corrupted form of a Latin word used to describe the black ashes and debris underneath the pizza in the oven. The Oxford English Dictionery states that pizza is simply Italian for “pie” Another theory is that the word pizza is believed to be from an Old Italian word meaning “a point,” which in turn became the Italian word “pizzicare,” which means “to pinch” or “pluck.”

If you were hunting around for gourmet pizzas a few hundred years ago, then you may have discovered a form of pizza being eaten by Italian peasants.

Our Lavelle Street Cafe, in Nerang serves a delcious pizza Margherita. The origin of this pizza is said to be S.G. Raffaele Esposito, baker at the pizzeria Pietro e Basta Cosi, often called pizza Margherita when he added mozzarella and basil to it for the Queen Margherita in Naplea, Italy.

Lavelle Stret Cafe is where you’ll find gourmet pizzas in Nerang

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December 3, 2010   Comments Off