Italian Panzerotti

Italian Panzerotti is a fried inside-out pizza, as they were described to me when I first had them. These are fried pizza pies but the filling is inside, like a fried stromboli stuffed pizza crust.

The panzerotti is often mistaken for the much larger calzone and is also called inside-out pizza.

They look alike and they’re both from Italy.

The panzerotti, however, is thought to have started in a small area of Apulia, a southern area next to the Adriatic Sea.

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