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The History of Pizza

This is the history of the most relevant food for human: the pizza Circa 1000 A.D.: Pizza gets its start when peasants begin baking leftover, covered dough. Early 1500s: Spanish conquistadors bring tomatoes to Europe from the New World. Late 1500s: The first known recipes for the production of mozzarella cheese begin popping up in cookbooks. Late 1600s: Although tomatoes are feared to be poisonous, peasants in Naples are the first to add them to their pizza.