Buki and her friend learn how to make Roman pizza from an Italian chef, including baking it in the wood oven. Which pizza does the chef think is best? And what does her family think? Having put on her apron and hat, Buki discovers what's special about Roman pizza, and the ingredients used. She and her friend make their own pizzas using flour, yeast, salt, olive oil and water, with cheese, tomatoes, eggs and olives for the topping. Chef and family taste the results. Presented in Italian with graphics in Italian and narrated in English.

This clip is from:
Being Italian
First broadcast:
8 February 2010

Students could discuss the process of making pizza and use the clip to write a recipe which lists the ingredients needed in English and Italian.

Students could practise vocabulary and sentence construction by discussing the toppings they like, using the question ‘What would you like on your pizza?’, ‘Cosa vuoi sulla pizza?’