Sopressata pizza by chef Vito Chiavacci at Motorino in Central. Photo: May Tse

Old-school pie: pizza the Italian way

PIZZA IS BELIEVED TO have originated in Naples in the late 18th century. But what we find in Hong Kong today – cheese-filled crusts and toppings of imitation crab, pineapple and Thousand Island dressing – are proof that we are a few centuries (and 9,000 kilometres) away from the original.

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