Neapolitan pizza maker
Italy, Rome, Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 56 Roma, Italy SHOW ON MAP Average bill: $ 20-50 (per person) Type of cuisine: Italian + (39 06) 580 92 89ww.marcog.it Mon, Wed-Sun 19: 00-24: 00 Tue – day off
The restaurant in Rome is located in the charming Trastevere district, next to the Gianicolo Park. In this hospitable establishment, the owner himself meets the guests and helps them determine the choice of dishes and drinks. The restaurant serves traditional Italian cuisine. MarcoG chefs use seasonal products to prepare their meals.
The menu offers a wide variety of fish and seafood dishes: assorted seafood, pickled salmon, grilled tuna with vegetables, fish dumplings and others. We recommend trying Carbonara spaghetti with slices of salted pork cheeks and egg sauce, Parmesan cheese and pepper, as well as gnocchi with Gorgonzola cheese sauce. Continue reading
How did pizza come about? Similar dishes already existed among the ancient Greeks and Romans. They were dishes laid out on slices of bread. Bread with additives of meat, cheese, olives, vegetables, dairy products was included in rations for Roman legionnaires. It was the food of both the patricians and the plebeians. Roman Mark Apicius in the 1st century BC wrote a book in which recipes of the “ancestors” of modern pizza were given. Olive oil, cheese, pieces of chicken meat, mint, nuts, garlic, pepper were placed on the dough in various combinations. The word pizza itself is close to the words piazza (square) piatto (plate). In 1522, tomatoes were brought to Europe and in Italy they began to cook almost classic pizza. In the 17th century, special people appeared who cook pizza for peasants. They are called pizzaiolo (pizzaiolo). Continue reading