Is a panzerotti a pizza?

Chef's answer
A panzerotti is, essentially, an inverted pizza with dough on the outside and, usually, tomatoes and cheese on the inside. That dough, by the way, is usually crafted with Double Zero ("00") flour, which is milled to be extra fine.May 5, 2020
Frequently asked Questions 🎓
The Calzone is larger than the original Panzerotti. It's usually about the size of a medium-sized pizza. ... Unlike a Panzerotti, they come with marinara sauce on the side used for dipping. Instead of being deep-fried like a Panzerotti, Calzones are either baked or fried.Mar 30, 2020
A panzerotti is, essentially, an inverted pizza with dough on the outside and, usually, tomatoes and cheese on the inside. That dough, by the way, is usually crafted with Double Zero ("00") flour, which is milled to be extra fine.May 5, 2020
The Calzone is larger than the original Panzerotti. It's usually about the size of a medium-sized pizza. ... Unlike a Panzerotti, they come with marinara sauce on the side used for dipping. Instead of being deep-fried like a Panzerotti, Calzones are either baked or fried.Mar 30, 2020
Panzerotti originated as a pizza tart that was deep-fried or pan-fried, Vergalito says, while a calzone is a baked pizza turnover. Both are thought to have originated in southern Italy. Calzone: Pizza turnover.Sep 21, 2016
Panzerotti are popular alternatives to regular pizza and to their cousin, the Calzone. Because of their hand-held size and ability to contain all the tasty goodness inside themselves, Panzerotti are ideal for meals on the move.Mar 30, 2020
Panzerotti can be baked or fried, but they're usually fried. ... If a baked pizza pocket is what you're after, then you'll probably want to scan the menu for a baked calzone.May 5, 2020
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