People travel from around the world to try Gabriele Bonci's legendary pies at Pizzarium. The Rome pizzeria has received countless accolades for its pizza al taglio, the square "by the cut" slices that have become the region's hallmark style. Now, Bonci has released a cookbook that promises to deliver his iconic pies to your home table, pairing his carefully honed, all-natural technique with an array of seasonally-inspired topping combinations.
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I am not sure if it was the muted crunch that betrayed a crispness and airiness in the dough or the gasp of approval that left her lips as she finished the bite but I knew that something rather special was going on. I put down the camera and said "let me try that". What followed was a frenzied and orgiastic. We devoured all that lay before us. My camera was cast off like so many used napkins. Even Fashion Week and the need to look fabulously skinny was momentarily forgotten. The pizza at Pizzarium was quite simply extraordinary and completely irresistible.
Have you ever seen those amazing Pizzarium-inspired pizzas that Norma shares with us all in My Pie Monday? Watch this video and meet Gabriele Bonci, the man behind the madness.