Deep-Fried Pizza Is the Naples Speciality You've Been Missing | Food Skills

  • Published on Sep 18, 2017
  • The phrase "deep-fried pizza" might conjure up images of clogged arteries and Texas state fairs. But at Don Antonio-one of Manhattan's most authentic pizzerias-chef Roberto Caporuscio is slowly converting the masses to a Neapolitan classic. Using tomatoes from San Marzano and smoked buffalo mozzarella from Capua, the restaurant's signature montanara pizza is a fried dish rooted in freshness. Thanks to a Neapolitan oven powered by volcanic stone, the fried dough quickly cooks off its oil and grease, leaving a flaky crust and perfectly layered pie.
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  • Colin Pendlebury
    Colin Pendlebury 13 days ago

    what about the deep fried pizza in scotland? you guys gotta talk about those.

  • Dan Neagu
    Dan Neagu 29 days ago

    that's a Langos, not a pizza

  • Alex Freire
    Alex Freire Month ago

    canolla is not good oil!! Lard is!!! pork fat rules!!!!

  • Raffaele Irlanda
    Raffaele Irlanda 4 months ago

    So then whole comments section is just lot's of buzz from rednecks Yankees, choosy Newyorkers and drunken Scots being stubborn discovering fried pizza is common in Naples since aeons of time... How naive... :-D

    WHITEYBHOY2 6 months ago

    We batter & deep fry pizza in Scotland. Big slice of heart attack.

  • Surabhi Chauhan
    Surabhi Chauhan 7 months ago

    Thats a bhatura (google Chole Bhature) fried dough. we eat it with savoury chickpeas omg so yummy it is.

  • Maik Bode
    Maik Bode 7 months ago

    Ah, THAT's where the buffalo mozzarella is born!

  • Hernán Noriega
    Hernán Noriega 7 months ago

    torta frita con queso

  • Tiago
    Tiago 8 months ago

    I've tried small street food versions of fried pizza and it's amazing. It's just the fried dough and then they top it with tomato sauce and grated parmesan. They also puff up and look almost like little balls.

  • Kam Mike
    Kam Mike 9 months ago

    Needs more cheese than that

  • Tiberiu Minyo
    Tiberiu Minyo 10 months ago

    was beautiful

  • Jake Hammaker
    Jake Hammaker Year ago

    The way this guy smiles when he says "secret sauce" lol kinda reminds me of borat

  • King Hollow
    King Hollow Year ago +1

    the secret sauce he is talking about is san tomatoes with quarter cut onions with a hecking lob of margarine. cook that for 3 hours and keep boiling until you're done with making the pies

    bang bada-boom babush there ya go
    go wild.
    (al ragu is a very simple recipe and got famous because of its simplicity and non-expensive ingredients. nothing special about that, don't try to act like it's your mamas cooking, it's from 1900-1920's

  • Victor Furtado
    Victor Furtado Year ago


  • gRimm6loC
    gRimm6loC Year ago

    Muy bella

  • Matt Aronowitz
    Matt Aronowitz Year ago

    somebody toucha my spaghett!

  • T2
    T2 Year ago

    Fried dough with cheese...why is that so special,becoz the owner is italian?😅
    Deep fried everything always tast good!

  • T2
    T2 Year ago

    You actually dont need any special "skills" to make a good pizza.
    Whe someone says : Italians can make better pizza than americans or non italian pizza chefs...thats bs

  • Don Quixito
    Don Quixito Year ago

    Ok now I'll snak and smoke

  • Tim S.
    Tim S. Year ago

    I'm so happy for this man he's so passionate :)

  • George Simmonds
    George Simmonds Year ago

    Honestly one of the best pornos I've watched in a while. 10/10

  • Purple leafs
    Purple leafs Year ago

    0:12 long ass cat hair on her nose lol

  • Rick Gonzalez
    Rick Gonzalez Year ago

    I was just in Naples this weekend and my AirBNB was with a Naples resident this was nowhere to be found. He'd never even heard of it. Smfh.

    • Emilio Orrico
      Emilio Orrico 10 months ago

      Rick Gonzalez there's no one from Naples who doesn't know of Pizza Fritta. There must have been something lost in translation

  • MadiCat247
    MadiCat247 Year ago

    Oh my god. I need that

  • Emiliyan Yankov
    Emiliyan Yankov Year ago

    МЕКIZZA ? xD

  • Wealthy Tax
    Wealthy Tax Year ago

    In my culture it's just fry bread, sauce and cheese

  • Robbie Weld
    Robbie Weld Year ago

    I thought deep-frying pizza was some perverse Scottish Invention but if it's okay with Italians it mustn’t be as bad as I thought. Of course, here in Scotland we coat it in batter first and call it a Pizza crunch

  • happy birthday
    happy birthday Year ago

    Is it just me or does he sound like Idubbbz gay retard accent?

    DJ SOFTLOCK Year ago

    who hasnt heard of a fried pizza in the US??? is it just a new england thing?

  • Nate SoFla
    Nate SoFla Year ago


  • Francisco Becerra

    Hahaha está buena la sopaipa con queso

  • Captain Levi
    Captain Levi Year ago

    We have this in Scotland it's called Pizza crunch

  • nathanfay1988
    nathanfay1988 Year ago

    What is that song when the video starts?

  • lalocho
    lalocho Year ago

    This has been happening in glasgow scotland for centuries

    • Raffaele Irlanda
      Raffaele Irlanda 4 months ago

      So based on your assumptions I presume us Neapolitans taught Scots to make Whisky then...

  • EpicUltraKingSmizzy
    EpicUltraKingSmizzy Year ago +1

    I dont want to be "That guy" but theres hardly any toppings on your pizza! Throw some veggies on there, maybe some olives or somethinig. A handful of cheese isn't going to cover an entire pizza

    • Raffaele Irlanda
      Raffaele Irlanda 4 months ago +1

      You "Mericans" have no clue about sense of taste... A handful it is just the right quantity to make your mouth sensing the whole, not just smelling of cheese or veggies or spicy salame that you deformed name into pepperoni...

    • Emilio Orrico
      Emilio Orrico 10 months ago

      EpicUltraKingSmizzy true pizza has few high quality toppings. Too much and the flavour becomes overwhelming

  • AppleJuice
    AppleJuice Year ago


  • Doderio Larkisso
    Doderio Larkisso Year ago

    >the most important thing is to use good oil
    and then he fucks it up with shitty canola oil

  • Les Salazar
    Les Salazar Year ago

    The only reason he uses tomatoes from Italy is so he can jack up the price

    • Les Salazar
      Les Salazar Year ago

      Jackpot! Lol nope.

    • Jackpot!
      Jackpot! Year ago

      Well, when your life depends on your Pizza restaurant, who's to say you wouldn't do the same?

  • Wretched Slippage

    Fucken awesome

  • Cliff Lowe-Davies

    Smoked Mozzarella from CAPUA?! FUCK THE GODS

  • Louis Farmer
    Louis Farmer Year ago

    if you want deep fried pizza, go to scotland

  • barbara Corcoran
    barbara Corcoran Year ago

    I'M eating a pizza right now lol

    BORN IN SALT Year ago


  • Tsui Kagura
    Tsui Kagura Year ago +1


  • Beginners Luck - 0:25

    I'm sorry but it's a Scottish speciality

  • Chedarmentos Brown

    They stole this from Elvis.

  • handicapitation
    handicapitation Year ago +4

    2:46 "I went to school for pizza." For some reason that's so funny to me
    -Yeah I graduated with a 4.0 GPA in Pizza! LMAO

  • Toxic Masculinity

    The only thing missing from this pizza is


  • jerrymack95
    jerrymack95 Year ago

    its amazing when people have a passion for something and can turn it into a profession. i wish i had that drive.

  • Xavier Pierre
    Xavier Pierre Year ago

    good food is good food it doesn't have to be from nipples or where ever he's from

  • cozywithsarkozy
    cozywithsarkozy Year ago

    I gotta admit i became slightly eye watery on how good that pizza looks

  • Ninon Barbier
    Ninon Barbier Year ago

    Heya peeps ! Crap progress please the material heartjqy economic :3

  • Esteban Dufanzo
    Esteban Dufanzo Year ago

    "...the oil evaporates" Somebody needs to get this guy to a chemist or Alton Brown or something before he spreads any more BS on his food

  • Georg Fogelgren
    Georg Fogelgren Year ago

    Man, my mouth is watering

  • Daxlaxx
    Daxlaxx Year ago

    nipples are very famous for fried foods

  • hunglikeajellyfish orawaspdunno

    Deep fried pizza, invented in Scotland.

    • hunglikeajellyfish orawaspdunno
      hunglikeajellyfish orawaspdunno Year ago

      italo 1. humour, not ignorance, I didn't expect you to get it anyway, you're always the one strait faced while everyone else's Havin a chuckle. And by the way that was days ago I had forgotten all about it lol, I wish you good luck keeping up with the rest of us. Bye

  • JohnnyVanilla1
    JohnnyVanilla1 Year ago

    Thank you for not posting another food making interview with some snobby guy who thinks eating something any other way than his way is stupid

  • Christopher Santos

    But the question is.....does it have a lamb sauce?

  • Ethan Champion
    Ethan Champion Year ago

    The pizza looks so small

  • The steam guy
    The steam guy Year ago +6

    Scots thinking that they made "pizza fritta" are proof that they drink too much.

    • Emilio Orrico
      Emilio Orrico 10 months ago

      The steam guy possibly some sheep-related STDs to blame

  • The Morning Star
    The Morning Star Year ago

    10 bucks say he wouldn't be able to differ between the imported naples tomato, another 10 say he just serves regular canned tomatoes while claiming its the world's most exclusive tomatoes.

    • Jackpot!
      Jackpot! Year ago

      Well when your life depends on the pizza business that you run, wouldn't you try to jack the price up a little bit?

  • allan fulton
    allan fulton Year ago +1

    Damn I need to try this fried pizza.

  • Jason Zimmer
    Jason Zimmer Year ago +2

    Volcanic stone deep fried New York pizza...

  • Matteo Gallo
    Matteo Gallo Year ago +1

    yeah this guy doesn't know shit about montanara, first, it's only cooked in the fryer, no oven, second, ther's no mozzarella or ragu on the montanara, it's only fresh tomato sauce, parmigiano ( that's how you're suppost to say parmesan), and fresh basil leaves.
    it's this poor in ingredients and toppings because it's the fried bred that sherpards would do on the mountains, faraway from the city, as a matter of fact, montanara basically means something that comes from the mountain.
    hope I helped you.
    And, if I may ask, if you want to come to Naples and do like a pizza documentary, I know some places that you wouldn't even imagine.

  • DefinitelyChester

    That's Fucking fried dough with sauce and cheese on top!!!! You can get that at any fuckin carnival.

    • lowlize
      lowlize Year ago +1

      To what kind of carnival you've been, with fuckin volcanic stone ovens on the street?

  • kefesi
    kefesi Year ago

    We been doing it in turkey lul feelsbadman anyway fuck turkroaches

  • SteveC
    SteveC Year ago

    I guess I know where I am going if I ever visit New York.

  • Artur xd
    Artur xd Year ago

    Wtf is this this is out fking thing from Czech its called langos not deep fried Pizza dumbassrs

    • lowlize
      lowlize Year ago

      So you bake your langos in Czech?

  • Infinit8m
    Infinit8m Year ago +1

    Shut up and tale my money!

  • Grant King
    Grant King Year ago +3

    Love the video, you guys do great stuff! Got to say, though, that Roberto was pretty much totally understandable without any subtitles needed.

  • JR Lopez
    JR Lopez Year ago

    I was waiting for Sean Evans to come out hahaha

  • Krunk Cobain
    Krunk Cobain Year ago

    This looks amazing,this guy seems way cool too

  • Madeline Bartot
    Madeline Bartot Year ago


  • chuchuchuchia
    chuchuchuchia Year ago

    Is the sauce warm?

  • chuchuchuchia
    chuchuchuchia Year ago

    I thought it was gonna be like a regular pizza and just dropped in deep fryer lmao

  • Mina Soliman
    Mina Soliman Year ago

    Adding this to my to eat list

  • Mike Klement
    Mike Klement Year ago

    I want one!

  • Adam De Sousa
    Adam De Sousa Year ago +1

    What a fucking disgrace

  • JSmoove
    JSmoove Year ago

    1:22 Issa seecret sause

  • D Bone
    D Bone Year ago

    Wait... Water Buffalo are a real thing!? I thought it was just a thing on The Flintstones.

  • solomon g
    solomon g Year ago

    One bite everybody knows the rules!

  • Mike Dang
    Mike Dang Year ago

    Chef looks like the guy that laughs when his wife says she wants a divorce

  • Ian N.
    Ian N. Year ago

    Open faced panzerotti

  • Alex Pollack
    Alex Pollack Year ago

    This dude was awesome, had a fucking story for every step of the recipe

  • Tony, The Stark
    Tony, The Stark Year ago

    When an italian pizzaiolo goes to the US, he starts frying shit.

    • Sixgorillionshekelbergswindler Shlomo
      Sixgorillionshekelbergswindler Shlomo Year ago

      Maybe because it's tough competition in USA, since there are lots of Italians there making pizza?!
      Some Italian pizzaiolos should start coming to northern Europe and do proper pizza, like in Swedistan, where almost every 'pizza' (aka wannabe-pizza) is made by Shapbdullas from the Middle-East/North-Africa... And the few wood-oven pizzerias in Swedistan are crazy expensive, like 10+ USD per pizza (while in Naples/Italy, a simple pizza costs 4 Euro).

  • Louie Games
    Louie Games Year ago +1

    That looks fuckin bomb

  • chocolate thunder

    Why do I keep seeing so many places putting the cheese on like that. I dont want patches of cheese, I want the whole thing covered. Is there some reason that im missing?

  • Alansmithee007
    Alansmithee007 Year ago +1

    Wow! I just had one last night at Deluca Trattoria in El Segundo, CA that was amazing, but it was a Calzone. But I had not heard of them before that then I come home and see this video. . Seriously some of the best Italian I have had in LA. It is so random to the timing here.

  • bunetoff
    bunetoff Year ago


  • 93atab
    93atab Year ago

    Better than an episode of vice land's pizza show!

  • Cye
    Cye Year ago

    Pizzas are already unhealthy but deep fried crust, oh laws

    • lowlize
      lowlize Year ago

      This one is perfectly healthy though

  • rrgert4
    rrgert4 Year ago

    when you want that little extra to your heartattack at 30

  • Vortiene
    Vortiene Year ago

    and they say whites have no culture

  • Kiera Motorina
    Kiera Motorina Year ago

    Oh my god, a good background music, finally

  • TheMurderShow
    TheMurderShow Year ago

    I'm on a diet so I'm just watching food videos! LMAO!!!

  • Gary Murphy
    Gary Murphy Year ago

    Learn how to Scotland, Italy !!!

    • lowlize
      lowlize Year ago

      Looks like someone's mad here... I blame the food for this

    • lowlize
      lowlize Year ago

      No thanks, you can keep your shitty version Scotland

  • Frozen Wookiee
    Frozen Wookiee Year ago

    That looks so delicious!

  • Leo OD
    Leo OD Year ago

    Sounds healthy

  • Bruce Goins
    Bruce Goins Year ago

    That looks weak i mean I like the idea but the sauce and cheese is meh

    • lowlize
      lowlize Year ago

      You have to eat those, not look at them.

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
    Ragnar Lothbrok Year ago

    Idk why i come here when im eating...i guess it tastes better? lol