Pizza Rossini: Quirky Mayo-and-Egg Pizza From Pesaro

Francine Segan | Fri, 09/29/2023 - 14:43
pizza rossini
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Cooking Time
7 minutes, plus 1 ½ hours to rise

Italian pizza has many variations from region to region, but in Marche, Pesaro stands out for its local iteration’s particularly quirky toppings: mayo and boiled eggs, believe it or not. Birthplace of famed opera composer Gioachino Rossini, Pesaro, voted 2024’s Italian Capital of Culture, named their local specialty “Pizza Rossini” in his honor.

Preparation begins just as it does with the traditional Neapolitan pizza margherita, with tomatoes and mozzarella, but here the p

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