World pizza acrobatic champions share secrets in Dubai

Jan

13

2015

the pizza dough being tossed high up in the air on stage won’t end up on your plate if you’re dining at Mercato this week.

That disc of flying dough is just part of a show by seasoned pizzaiolos (Italian for ‘pizza makers’) from the Italian National Team of Acrobatic Pizza Makers.

“Remember, it’s all up to the dough, not up to us. You have to handle the dough with care but with speed, because it breaks easily.” Danilo Pagano, pizzaiolo.

The three pizzaiolos, who between them share more than 50 years of experience in pizza acrobatics, have been invited to Dubai by theatre company, Saltimbanco Italiano, as part of the 20th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival.

From spinning the pizza dough on one finger and tossing it up in the air to letting it glide over their shoulders, the trio has many pizza tricks up their sleeve

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