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Pizzas, Focacce & Flatbreads

Besides pizzas and focacce, this includes a wide variety of crêpes, pancakes, and savoury pies, and really anything that you might have as a snack or antipasto, often with good things stuffed inside or on top.

angioletti fritti

'little angels'—fried strips of pizza dough

arvoltolo

fried bread

batarò

flat bread of Piacenza

burtleina

fried flatbread from Piacenza

calzone

'trouser legs'- a pizza folded over

carta da musica

'music paper' bread

ciacci

chestnut flour crepes

ciaccia

puffy flat bread

cornicione

the raised rim of a pizza

covaccino

Tuscan focaccia

crescentina

bread discs of Modena

crescia sfogliata

flaky flatbread

crespelle

crêpes

curnat

Valtellina flatbread

erbazzone

greens pie

farinata

chickpea pie

focaccia

flat bread, usually

frise

ring-shaped rusks

gnocco fritto

fried and airy flatbreads

guttiau

flat bread crackers

lingue di suocera

crispy flat bread or colourful pasta ribbons

manfrigole

buckwheat crepes baked with cheese

margherita

pizza with tomato, mozzarella and fresh basil

marinara

pizza with tomato sauce, or just the sauce

miaccia

Piedmontese flatbread

montanara

'mountain style'

necci

chestnut-flour crêpes

pagnottielli

savoury rolls

palacinke

similar to a crêpe

pane carasau

Sardinian flat bread

panfocaccia

focaccia-like bread

panigacci

flat breads baked on stacks of round discs

panzerotti

mini-calzoni

parigina

Neapolitan street pizza

piadina

flat bread

pinsa

oval Roman style pizza

pinzone/pinzini

focaccia from Ferrara

pizza

the national dish

pizza fritta

fried pizza

pizza Rossini

pizza with eggs and mayonnaise

pizza rustica

pizza pie

pizza scima

unleavened pizza from Abruzzo

pizzaladiera

bread base topped with onions, anchovies and olives

pizzelle

thin waffles

pizzole

fried flatbread

portafoglio

small pizza folded into 'wallets'

puddica

Pugliese flatbread

quattro formaggi

four cheeses

quattro stagioni

four seasons

runditt

Piedmontese pancake

sardenaia

cheese-less Ligurian pizza

scaccia

folded pizza

schiacciata

flat or fluffy breads

scrippelle

crepes from the Abruzzo

sfincione

Sicilian thick pizza (or calzone)

tigelle

flat bread of the Apennines

torta al testo

flat bread of Umbria

torta alle erbe

greens pie

Trapizzino

a pizza corner with various fillings

tronchetto

anything log shaped

turtun

Ligurian zucchini pie

Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls