Traditional Sfincione Recipe [Authentic Sicilian Pizza]

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Pizza is a widespread food in cuisines across the world. However, in every country, every region and even in every town, what ?pizza? means may vary.

One area may prefer a ticker crust while other opts for thinner. Some places put cheese on before sauce, and others might skip sauce all together.

However, if you are looking for an authentic Sicilian Pizza, then you are looking for Sfincione. Let?s take a look at this delicious, specialty pizza.

History of Sfincione

Various kinds of rustic breads, loaded with topping and typically a tomato-based sauce, were common in Italy out of a need to prepare long-lasting foods that were easy to take from home.

Sicilian pizza was developed to fill the need (and the bellies) of workers for a meal that would fuel them throughout the day. Sfincione started in just such a way.

It was inexpensive, easy to make and…

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