Pizza is probably the most globally recognizable food today. Originally a food for the poor it has now become a dish for everyone. Pizza is the result of a transformation developed over the centuries, and it is a portrait of the people that have contributed to its own existence. It is a portrait of Italy.
The exact origin of rice has not been established yet, however there’s no doubt that it first appeared in East Asia, India, China and Vietnam. Some artifacts appertaining to the VI millennium b.c. demonstrate the coexistence of different kinds of rice both wild and cultivated in the Yangzi Jiang river valley in China. Similar discoveries [...]