The best pizza in Spain (Photograph: Javier Lizon / .)
Madrid Fusión was in search of the best pizza in Spain in two classes and has discovered it. Can Pizza has been proclaimed the winner in freestyle and La Balmesina has accomplished it as the best Neapolitan -for which they’ve solely been ready to use tomato, mozzarella, basil, olive oil and salt- in the first nationwide contest offered by DO Rueda .
The competition held this Thursday has had 12 finalists out of 27 shortlisted from greater than a dozen cities, though it was lastly the two Catalans who’ve taken the trophy in a “frenzied and scrumptious morning stuffed with taste”, according to organizers. For one thing the conventional approach of cooking this dish is Intangible Heritage of UNESCO.
Can Pizza, with six institutions in Catalonia and one in Ibiza, is run by Isaac, Stefano & Max and Lolo. Their costs vary between 9 and 17 euros. The most costly of his menu is the Go Truffle. Of their eating places they provide traditional pizzas, white (with out tomato) and crimson (with out mozzarella), all of them long-fermented —72 hours — and gradual cooked to obtain a crisp to the level.
The best pizza in Spain in free model. (Photograph: Javier Lizon / .)
The opposite nice winner of the contest, La Balmesina, is a connoisseur pizzeria situated in Barcelona and managed to sneak into the TOP 50 in Europe in 2019 and 2020. All its pizzas are made with natural sourdough and flour, additionally fermented for 72 hours. Their costs don’t attain 15 euros, and the most costly embrace components comparable to truffle sauce, artisanal candy ham or artisan mortadella. All will be accompanied with their pure wines.
The initiative of the gastronomic congress has wished to publicize the work of pizzaiolos as cooks of artisan pizzas, a piece that is not given an excessive amount of visibility in Spain …
This article initially appeared on The HuffPost and has been up to date.