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After two years on the other side of the Channel, the title of best pizzeria in Europe - apart from La Botte -, awarded by the Italians of the 50 Top Pizza, has landed in France.
It is the Neapolitan Giuseppe Cutraro, installed in Paris 20th with Peppe, who succeeds another Neapolitan, Ciro Salvo, first two years in a row with his 50 London Kalò (now in 4th place).
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Peppe Pizzeria opened in January 2020 in an outlying district of the capital, at the top of rue Saint-Blaise, but was quick to fill up with customers. So much so that its owner, pizza maker Giuseppe Cutraro has just opened a second and vast address on the left bank, Casa di Peppe (222, rue Saint-Jacques, 5th).
It must be said that the thirty-something born in the popular districts of Naples has rolled his bump in particular as executive chef of the French group of successful trattorias Big Mamma, participating in several openings. In 2019 he won the Neapolitan World Pizza Championship, with a recipe with yellow cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, Parma ham, provolone, toasted almonds and fig jam. In addition to the neat toppings imagined in the style of a cook, the great strength of his
is its dough worked to make it more digestible: Italian flour made from eight wheats, use of a lot of water, maturation of 24. h.
“Pizza is a product that must remain popular and accessible.
I am revisiting the tradition with new techniques and a new proposal, but without deviating from it completely. ”
A few months ago the man who also wrote a cookbook told us.
Giuseppe Cutraro 50 Top Pizza
5 Parisian pizzerias in the Top 50
Four other French addresses, all located in Paris, appear in the top 50, which covers 30 countries: Dalmata (16th), Faggio (23rd), Guillaume Grasso (25th) and Bijou (33rd).
Paris thus appears as the city in Europe with the most good addresses, ahead of London (4) and Copenhagen (3).
The top 10:
The top 10:
1 / Peppe Pizzeria (Paris)
2 / Via Toledo Enopizzeria (Vienna)
3 / Fratello Figurato (Madrid)
4/50 Kalò di Ciro Salvo (London)
5 / Baest (Copenhagen)
6 / nNea (Amsterdam)
7 / Lilla Napoli (Falkenberg, Sweden)
8 / La Piola Pizza (Brussels)
9 / Naples Authentic neapolitan Pizza (Fürth, Germany)
10 / Kytaly (Geneva)
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