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Art of Neapolitan Pizzaiuolo. ©UNESCO 2011
Art of Neapolitan Pizzaiuolo

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Pizzaiuolo

The art of the Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’ is a culinary practice consisting of four different phases relating to the preparation of the dough and its baking in a wood-fired oven. The practice originates in Naples, where around 3,000 Pizzaiuoli now live and perform, and plays a key role in fostering social gatherings and intergenerational exchange. Knowledge and skills related to the element are primarily transmitted in the ‘bottega’ of the Pizzaiuolo, where young apprentices can observe their master at work.


on this subject: Nomination file/Dossier de candidature

Place/region: Mediterranean region, Naples, Italy, Europe
Series: 2017 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Authors and personalities: Pier Luigi Petrillo, director ; Alessandro Zagarella, director. Davide Quatraro, participant.
Production: Associazione Pizzaiuoli Napoletani, Italy, producer.
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Rights: Associazione Pizzaiuoli Napoletani, Italy

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