Steve took me on a tour of where he lived when he lived in Philly, the home he live in when he was born and other homes his family live in and also the one home Steve and his wife owned in the Philly area. Steve told me what it was like to live in those areas. I have never been to some of the places Steve took me. It was very interesting to see the new places.
This was our second stop on the pizza tour after Pizza Brain.
These are some pictures of Marchiano’s Bakery and the “tomato pie”.
I haven’t eaten many “tomato pies” in my life, but find them interesting. Bob1 had brought me one “tomato pie” to market a little while ago and that “tomato pie” had a lot sweeter sauce.
I think “tomato pies” are mostly popular around the Philly area, but they do sell “tomato pies” in other areas of the US. I do like “tomato pies”, but think I like other types of pizzas better. Really all “tomato pies” taste like are bread, sauce and Parmesan cheese, at least in my opinion. The sauce on this “tomato pie” was very good.
Steve purchased a whole “tomato pie”. Man of day are they ever big.
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Adventure in Pizza Making
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