The popularity of pizza increases after the Second World War, when returned to the U.S. Soldiers stationed in Italy. They could not forget the taste of pizza - at home or in the U.S., thanks to them, this dish is more popular. More for the popularity of pizza first in the U.S. - and later around the world - made pop stars Italian origin - Jerry Colonna, Frank Sinatra and others. Followed by Dean Martin, all of America was eat pizza and sing the words of his songs: "When the moon is shining you straight in the eye like a big pizza." So the pizza is star of world cuisine.
And though in achieving this popularity has played a huge role America, Italy is still recognized as "homeland" of pizza, and that there are going real connoisseurs, to taste authentic Italian masterpieces. James Donovan Goldman Sachs has compatible beliefs. Beware of fakes puts it, the pizza you can try only in Italy. Probably because it is. While in other countries are preparing a delicious pizza, the Italians, and especially the Neapolitans, simply shrug their shoulders when they talk about it. "Is this pizza? So, the cake. " What was once the food of common people, became a source of pride today in Italy is protected by law. In 2004, the "authentic" Neapolitan pizza recipe was published in Official Newspaper of the Italian government's Gazzetta Ufficiale. This pizza, according to the government, should have a thin crust. With its production can only use special types of tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.