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Who doesn’t love pizza? Here are 5 delicious versions of this popular dish



Who doesn’t love pizza?  Here are 5 delicious versions of this popular dish

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CNN) — Is there any food in the world more famous than pizza?

The dish, which has its roots in Naples, Italy, has adapted between different cultures around the world, to the point where Italians make lists of the best pizzas outside of Italy.

Pizza’s versatility is what makes it so universally loved, says Fabio Eranti, Italian pizza-making expert and author of Fabulous Pizza.

Errandé, who has cooked more than 300,000 pizzas in his lifetime, noted in an email to CNN: “Pizza is highly adaptable, enabling integration with other cultures and cuisines, and this explains why there is a ‘pizzeria’ on every corner of town.” world”.

Pizza chef Nino Coniglio, owner of Brooklyn Pizza Crew and Williamsburg Pizza in New York City, believes that pizza can be made with an almost infinite number of toppings, allowing people to create their own pizza pie.

“Plus, pizza is a social food that can be shared with friends and family, making it a great food for gatherings and parties,” says Coniglio.

Here are 5 legendary pizzas you can try in Italy and beyond

Neapolitan Pizza

Neapolitan PizzaCredit: photooiasson/iStockphoto/Getty Images

Neapolitan pizza is a comfort food for Neapolitans, according to Enzo Algarmi, co-founder of Pupatella, a Neapolitan pizza specialty restaurant with several Virginia locations.

“Pizza has brought people together for generations,” Alkarmi said, and Naples has a pizzeria in every neighborhood.

“Italians cook all kinds of things at home, but the only food Italians go out with is pizza,” says Alkarmi.

The Verese Pizza Neapolitana Association was founded in Naples in 1984 to “promote and protect authentic Neapolitan pizza in Italy and throughout the world,” according to its website.

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According to the association, the original Neapolitan pizza is garnished with hand-peeled, sliced ​​tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella or “fier di latte” (traditional mozzarella), fresh basil leaves and extra virgin olive oil.

According to the association, pizza dough must be made using only water, salt, yeast and flour, and the pizza must be baked in a wood-fired oven.

The other distinguishing feature of an authentic Neapolitan pizza is its raised crust edges.

Roman pizza

Al Taglio PizzaCredit: Stefano Poletti Markovina/Alamy Stock Photo

There are two types of pizza in Rome: a full-circle pizza called “pizza donta” and a rectangular pizza, “al taglio,” which means pizza sliced, according to Henry Cunningham of “The Roman Food Tour.” Rome

Cunningham noted that pizza lovers from all over the world flock to the “pizzarium” in Bratti, owned by celebrity baker Gabriel Ponce, to try the “al taglio” pizza.

According to Randi, a tonta pizza is “thin, very crispy and never raised”.

The olive oil in the dough adds to the crispiness of the crust, and the dough is usually made using a rolling pin.

Fritta Pizza

Fritta PizzaCredit: Lawrence Smack/Alamy Stock Photo

Pizza in Italy comes in a fried version called pizza fritta.

Pizza fritta is a popular Neapolitan dish for pizza lovers who don’t want to leave Neapolitan pizza.

Fried pizza became popular after World War II, when ingredients were hard to come by.

The solution is to fry the pizza dough with ricotta cheese and bacon fat, for a bigger and stronger effect.

Sicilian Pizza

Sicilian PizzaCredit: Lisa Cherkasky/The Washington Post/Getty Images

As its name suggests, this pizza has its origins in Sicily, the southern tip of Italy. And when it went abroad, according to Irani, many of the characteristics of the original stayed with it.

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Wherever you find Sicilian pizza in the region, it’s usually topped with strongly flavored ingredients that include olives, anchovies, or capers.

“But the common denominator is that it’s a thick, smooth pizza, and it’s baked on a plate,” Erandi says.

Meat with flour

Meat with flourCredit: Takturkdogan/iStockphoto/Getty Images

This dish can be found everywhere in the alleys of Istanbul, the streets of Berlin and Hamburg (home to many Turkish immigrants).

Meat in Dough is the Turkish equivalent of pizza and is a popular fast food in neighboring Armenia.

Although its exact origin is difficult to trace, copies can be enjoyed widely throughout the Middle East.

A thin flatbread-shaped dough filled with minced meat, usually beef or lamb, is easy to fold. Its classic garnish includes parsley, lemon, onion and tomato.

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Emirates News Agency – Abdullah bin Zayed met several foreign ministers at the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.



Emirates News Agency – Abdullah bin Zayed met several foreign ministers at the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

New York, September 21, 2017 – Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met separately in New York with foreign ministers of several countries participating in the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
He met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Djibouti, His Excellency Mahmoud Ali Youssef, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Religious Affairs of the Republic of Costa Rica, His Excellency Dr. Arnoldo Andre Tinoco, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland, His Excellency Ignacio Cassis. HE Eli Cohen, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Malta, HE Markus Sagana, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, HE Dr. Ian Borg, Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Affairs and Trade, Elena Fulton, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland, HE Maria Gabriel, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria and HE Jeannebek, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan Golobaev.
He discussed with the Foreign Ministers the avenues of bilateral cooperation and ways to enhance them in the fields of economy, trade, investment, culture, education, agriculture, technology, food security, renewable energy and other sectors.
They also reviewed a panel of topics on the agenda of the United Nations General Assembly, including climate change, he informed the ministers on preparations for the United Arab Emirates’ twenty-eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention. “COP 28” on climate change is this year in Expo City, Dubai.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan stressed that inclusiveness, multilateralism and innovation are all pillars to achieve a qualitative change in the course of global climate action. This urgent global challenge must be tackled together with all countries of the world to ensure a better future for humanity.
His Highness’s discussions with the Honorable Foreign Ministers dealt with many regional and international issues of common interest.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan pointed out that the UAE is keen to build stable partnerships with countries of the world based on trust, mutual respect and common interests, and is eager to support all efforts to maintain and develop regional and international. Peace and security.

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Minister of State for International Cooperation His Excellency Reem Bint Ibrahim Al Hashimi, His Excellency Ahmad Bin Ali Al Shaikh, Minister of State His Excellency Sheikh Shakbut Bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State Yusuf Maneya Al participated in these meetings. UAE Ambassador Otaiba and Deputy Minister HE Lana Zaki Nusaybeh, Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Political Affairs Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations and Deputy HE Mohammed Isa Bu Shehab, Deputy Minister UAE Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

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“Abu Dhabi Arabic” publishes “The Invisible War” novel.



“Abu Dhabi Arabic” publishes “The Invisible War” novel.

The Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, through the “Kalima” translation project, has published an Arabic translation of the novel “The Invisible War” by French author Jean-Marc Mora, completed by Lebanese translator and writer Marie Doug. Reviewed and presented by Kazem Jihad, an Iraqi poet and academic living in Paris.

According to the reviewer’s introduction, “The Invisible War” was published in 2018, two years before the corona pandemic, an interesting coincidence, and was a finalist for the Ronado Prize for Fiction. His story revolves around a girl named Lili, initially named Lilith, who grows up without parents in the early twentieth century, and between the neutral meaning of the name “Lilit” and the mythological meaning the name implies. “Lilit”, in the life and consciousness of this woman there is a fierce and constant conflict, the details of which the reader discovers.

After bitter experiences with some monks and nuns in a church institution practicing satanic rituals, Lily puts her scientific skills and deep intuition at the service of a Flemish scientist and reveals to him the animal source of the virus that causes the Spanish flu. She regrets it when she discovers the terrible contradiction of their goals in research: she seeks to discover the virus and find a bait that will save humanity from its harm, while he seeks to use it in bacteria or bacteriology for the benefit of France. Attacks on Germans trying to achieve the same goal, and all… An army is active in this endeavor through its scientists and laboratories attached to its forces. Lily tries in vain to stop it, and then the epidemic disappears as soon as it appears, after causing hundreds of thousands of casualties, the First World War ends, and Lily / Lilit moves into a bed, in the night of consciousness. Parisian Saint Anne Hospital for Neurological Diseases.

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Thus, as the critic wrote, two worlds on opposite sides of the “invisible war” face each other: innocence, talent and faith in true science, and the world of witchcraft, religion and scientific fraud and the exploitation of talents and abilities for criminal purposes. And so the epidemic adds itself to human warfare as another cruel war, not only through its mysterious invisibility and its terrible spread and harm, but also because of the sinful greed of some.

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Emirates News Agency – Maryam Al Muhairi during World Security Conference: We are interested in creating a sustainable food system



Emirates News Agency – Maryam Al Muhairi during World Security Conference: We are interested in creating a sustainable food system

ABU DHABI, 20th September / WAM / The Minister of Climate Change and Environment, His Excellency Maryam bint Mohammed Al Muhairi, confirmed that the UAE has a proven track record in reducing food waste and is keen to develop and collaborate with a sustainable lunch system. Stakeholders in different parts of the world, production and management of the food system with the aim of disseminating the best and most modern sustainable systems in the world.

In a video address recorded at the opening of the first World Security Conference in Abu Dhabi today, he said the event reflects the UAE’s leadership and highlights its great efforts in improving global food security and building a sustainable future for all. .

His Highness expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation to Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority and Representative of the Ruler of Al Tafra Region, for the opportunity to participate (in the First International Conference). He also thanked the Emirates Red Crescent for organizing this event. This important event reflects the leadership of the UAE and highlights its great efforts in improving global food security and building a sustainable future for all.

He said: “Today we talk about “blessings” and of course the blessings are many and concentrated in the environment around us, which means that there is a close connection between the blessings, the environment and humanity. In addition to water and air, God has given us the greatest of blessings, and mercy is the greatest of blessings. A term used to denote, from food-related efforts to protect food through behaviors derived from the values ​​and principles we have developed. In the United Arab Emirates.”

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He added: “The first World Conference on Conserving Grace comes at a time when about 14 percent of food is lost post-harvest up to the retail stage, and about 17 percent of food is wasted at the retail stage. The consumption stage.” He stressed the importance of stopping the bleeding of food and food waste in tandem with our efforts to sustainably increase food production.

He emphasized: “The wise leadership of the country places great emphasis on promoting sustainable food security, stopping food wastage and rationalizing its consumption. The Head of State, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, may God protect him, has urged the community to rationalize food consumption, adopt proper purchasing behaviors and meet the needs Taking it without exaggeration.” Food waste is one of the most important pillars of the National Food Security Strategy 2051.

The UAE has a long track record in reducing food waste, the most prominent and recent of which is the “Billion Meals Endowment” initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister. The ruler of the United Arab Emirates and Dubai, “may God protect him”, aims to provide hundreds of millions of meals. Stable for decades to come.

He mentioned “Nima”, a national initiative aimed at achieving the UAE’s commitment to reduce food loss and waste by 50 percent by 2030, based on the third and twelfth goals of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

He explained that last year, canteens and restaurants helped reduce food waste, established eight strategic partnerships with various partners, received 44 pledges and held more than 10 panel discussions, with the aim of accelerating efforts to reduce food loss. The initiative succeeded in diverting 3 tonnes of food waste to landfills.

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He emphasized that stopping food loss and food waste is an integral part of developing a sustainable food system, which in the Emirates, within the framework of the country’s initiative, we are keen to spread the best, together with partners. and a more modern sustainable system in the production and management of the food system, which will significantly reduce food waste and losses throughout the food value chain.

Our recent announcement on the COP28 program for food and agricultural systems is a testament to our firm commitment to transform global food systems, he said, while hosting a global conference, the “Leaders’ Declaration on Food and Agricultural Systems and Climate Action,” which reaffirmed the commitment of countries around the world. Ensure. Adopting innovative solutions to reduce food loss and waste by transforming the food system into more sustainable systems.

His Excellency called for concerted international efforts, strengthening partnerships and exchange of experiences to address the challenges of global food security and create a sustainable future without world hunger.

Hoda Al Qubaisi – Masoon Al Maskari –

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