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How to Pronounce 'Cornicione'

Slice: New York Adam Kuban 2 comments

Often times when the term cornicione* is written on Slice, we get folks asking how it's pronounced. Here, certified Italian and Neapolitan-pizzamaker Roberto Caporuscio of Kesté Pizza & Vino gives us a short Italian lesson.

* The raised rim of the pizza — what most non-pizza-obsessed folks call the "crust." But of course pizza freaks know that the entire bready base of the pizza is the "crust," so we need a special term to talk about just the rim of the pizza.


Glossary: crust terminology

Adam Kuban 25 comments

At Slice, we often used slightly specialized terminology to talk about pizza. Here, we demystify some crust terminology—words like cornicione, leopard-spotting, and undercarriage. More

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