This week on a thrilling episode of A Taste of the Past, Linda Pelaccio brings in features writer for, Robert Sietsema. Robert educates us on the history of pizza, and enlightens us about where many aspects of modern pizza originated. After the break, they discuss more in depth how pizza and the pizza industry spread throughout Italy and the U.S. This program has been sponsored by Heritage Foods USA. Music provided by Pamela Royal.


"Totonno must have made one hell of a flatbread." [13:50]

"In Naples when you get a piece of pizza, you know what you drink? You drink that great old American beverage, Coca-Cola." [21:45]

-- Robert Sietsema on A Taste of the Past