Roman-Style Pizza Is the Perfect Pie for Thin-Crust Lovers | Food Skills

  • Published on Oct 16, 2017
  • In New York City, Neapolitan-style pizza gets a lot of shine. But there's another thin-crust pie from Italy that's worthy of a place in your pizza rotation. At Martina, Roman-style pizza is the main event-a dish defined by its thin, cracker-like crust, sparse layer of sauce, and evenly proportioned toppings. Left in the oven for an extra 30 seconds-an eternity in the eyes of a pizzaiolo-the pie develops a crispy exterior and perfectly charred underside. When at Martina, eat as the Romans do.
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Comments • 788

  • Joe Alfano
    Joe Alfano 2 months ago

    What kind of flour do you use?

  • KvltKommando
    KvltKommando 2 months ago

    thin crust sucks

  • Paul Vest
    Paul Vest 2 months ago

    Oh man o man that looks soooooo gooooood.

  • Soldier _76
    Soldier _76 2 months ago

    Too bad they closed

  • Jake
    Jake 2 months ago +1

    Who else thought that this was gonna be a Roman Empire style pizza, based on the title.

  • Dean The Dream
    Dean The Dream 3 months ago

    Roman style pizza dough recipe?? I have yet to find one i even want to waste the ingredients on. If anyone could make a suggestion. I prefer this style to Napoletana

  • Not Interested
    Not Interested 3 months ago


  • Clethos
    Clethos 3 months ago

    This place is sadly closing tomorrow

    • RTSA
      RTSA 3 months ago

      @Clethos That's quite unfortunate. It looks like they own ither businesses too.

    • Clethos
      Clethos 3 months ago

      @RTSA Yes according to the website,

    • RTSA
      RTSA 3 months ago

      What? Really?

  • spooderman
    spooderman 3 months ago

    Fermentation? or Proofing?

  • Sal Camposano
    Sal Camposano 3 months ago

    Most places that make pizza this way is because there is no pizzaman required just a rolling pin

  • Nullll1111
    Nullll1111 3 months ago

    Thin crust is the only crust.

  • Aidan The Lover Boy O'Dwyer

    they are closing for good in a few weeks

  • Brandon Lee
    Brandon Lee 3 months ago

    this was actually so boring

  • Adam Romero
    Adam Romero 3 months ago

    Is he single?

  • Anirudh Rvs
    Anirudh Rvs 4 months ago

    Whats the name of the back ground music that was playing for the first minute

  • Nick Vetter
    Nick Vetter 4 months ago +1

    The pizza i had in rome had super fluffy crust but i guess that was naples style and i did have a really good thin one

    • Ash
      Ash 4 months ago

      There's two styles of roman pizza which i'm aware of. The thin crust like this and the thicker, fluffier crusted ones cut into squares and sold by weight.

  • Shiroto
    Shiroto 4 months ago +2

    "About 700 F, not too hot"...

  • Jonathan H.
    Jonathan H. 4 months ago

    who drinks champaigne with pizza? come on...

  • White Lion
    White Lion 4 months ago

    Very nice pizza, thin crusty the best

  • Lep
    Lep 5 months ago +1

    Can we take a minute to appreciate this guy's speaking skills? Not boring, but not overly and awkwardly expressive either. Never stutters or uses filler words, speaks at a pretty quick pace, gestures enough but doesn't overdo it, and provides a constant stream of useful information. Good shit guy. This is something that's becoming increasingly hard to find in entertainment, regardless of the topic, so it's refreshing to see someone do it so well.
    Also your pizza looks fantastic and I wish I lived close enough to that side of the country to try it some time.

  • Alex Freire
    Alex Freire 5 months ago

    nice but a flat bread not pizza sorry

  • Joel Sjögren
    Joel Sjögren 5 months ago +1


  • Sal Dimarchese
    Sal Dimarchese 5 months ago

    what a load of pretencious crap

  • Tajpizza52
    Tajpizza52 5 months ago

    Marshmallow pizza, yum!

  • Alissa Purplebunnies
    Alissa Purplebunnies 5 months ago

    These look fucking delicious.

  • Chris Duke
    Chris Duke 5 months ago

    Yep, that's how I've made the crust for the past 20 years. Da-Best!

  • ketty zo
    ketty zo 5 months ago


    RANDY SAVAGE 5 months ago

    this dude talks at like 2x speed

  • blizzaroxxx
    blizzaroxxx 6 months ago

    Mozzarella is sweet?? ???

  • claude_j4
    claude_j4 6 months ago

    Stop calling it a pie you fat greasy cunts

  • Pooqua
    Pooqua 7 months ago

    Now THIS! is pizza. I am so tired of that soggy, over sauced, over topped pie. Roman style is THE style of pizza.

  • JustinDL97
    JustinDL97 8 months ago

    That wire rack thing is a good tip. That might be what's missing from my homemade pizzas to firm up the crust. I mean aside from the giant pizza oven, the fancy toppings, yeah, actually I still have a lot to learn.

  • Basic B
    Basic B 8 months ago

    That guy is in the 'try not to look in the camera' challenge and he won.

  • Kabyo Costa
    Kabyo Costa 8 months ago

    Are you Mike Shinoda's long lost brother?

  • Depressino Cappuccino
    Depressino Cappuccino 8 months ago

    It has very good *C r u s t*

  • BillHicks420
    BillHicks420 8 months ago

    I have yet to try both proper Neapolitan and Rome style pizza. This looks delish! Hope to try them both at some time, bot Italian and US versions!

  • TessellatedGuy
    TessellatedGuy 9 months ago

    I like my crust thiccer

  • Martina Nedic
    Martina Nedic 9 months ago

    nice guy, awesome looking pizza... but name of this pizzeria is what really stands out 😄

  • Warpy
    Warpy 9 months ago

    . Pizza is not a pie.

  • Hatem Nait Mohamed
    Hatem Nait Mohamed 9 months ago


    GAY GAY 10 months ago

    I am both a fan of thin crust and thick crust both have there qualities

  • MusicalTheatreFan
    MusicalTheatreFan 10 months ago

    IT’S. NOT. A. PIE.

  • Simon K21
    Simon K21 10 months ago

    Looks delicious 😋😍❤️

  • adolfothemidget
    adolfothemidget 11 months ago

    There needs to a group, association, whatever, that proudly displays that they offer Pizza Romana Tonda (thin crust, Roman style pizza, like this!) for those who prefer it. Google Roman style pizza and unfortunately you will also find Pizza al Taglia (individual slices, cut, to take away or eat in. Good, but not this kind of pizza). Also Pizza alla Metro (pre-cooked pizza or focaccia this is sold by length). What Martina-- and many pizzerias in Rome-- offer is these thin crust pizzas, 10- 12 inches in diameter, with very little cornice at the rim (unlike Neapolitan pizzas). Like Nick, I prefer the Roman style.
    This video of Da Baffetto in Rome shows how it's done.

  • Harley
    Harley 11 months ago

    İ CAN SMELL İT !!!!!

  • Billy Budd
    Billy Budd 11 months ago +2

    do you have a anchovy and caper pizza ?

  • Aaron Parrish
    Aaron Parrish 11 months ago

    wtf is up with this dudes eyes

    G SIZZLER 11 months ago

    that dude looks fucking baked lol

  • Elliot Newton
    Elliot Newton 11 months ago

    what wonderful teeth 0:51

  • Tiago
    Tiago 11 months ago

    It is different to Naples pizza but it looks amazing.

  • slick2000tiscali
    slick2000tiscali 11 months ago

    aspetto che qualche napoletano venga a rompere i coglioni

  • Tubebrerry
    Tubebrerry 11 months ago

    That green pizza looks truly passive-aggressive, like what a woman would order if she wanted to sabotage a blind date.

  • Aimmie Lagundino
    Aimmie Lagundino Year ago

    Roman-style pizza is my favorite - I need that crispy crust!

  • Kees Jan Hoeksema

    Downgrading the pride and heritage of the Neapolitan pizza tradition does not make Your interpretation of the Roman pizza Tonda superior!
    Especially if Your arguments are nothing but hot air, You focus on the taste development of the dough by proofing it in a fridge. The cold fermentation slows the development down.
    Feel free too prefer thin crispy pizza (nothing new to the USA) but It is the Neapolitan pizza that became a worldwide success, got UNESCO status and is considered the most difficult pizza to master.
    Romans are known for Pizza A taglio and their many excellent Pasta classics.

  • Imperator
    Imperator Year ago +2

    This might be sacrilege but I honestly think Roman style pizza is superior to Neapolitan style.

    • tay h
      tay h Month ago

      Classical Romans didn't have tomatoes, calling it Roman style can sound a bit ambiguous.

  • Raphael
    Raphael Year ago

    Their pizza is really good, I did get to crush 2 of them in a sitting

  • Daanyaal Petersen

    Mmmm yum

  • A P
    A P Year ago

    Ok TVclip, I clicked on it

  • Cash Orass
    Cash Orass Year ago


  • Russell Henderson

    genius & the pizza

  • soale seini
    soale seini Year ago

    Why tf did I see ramen-style pizza

  • 2z52
    2z52 Year ago

    I found him on skillshare

  • Shivanshu Bansal
    Shivanshu Bansal Year ago

    this video is just PERFECT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • number51oco
    number51oco Year ago

    That is my dream pizza, so I'm going to move to NY now.

  • Kheerah912
    Kheerah912 Year ago

    I looove thin crust pizza but I always need to eat a lot to be filled 😅

  • Suchart Boontid
    Suchart Boontid Year ago

    Looks like an orgy of flavors, Roman-style.

  • R0gue0ne
    R0gue0ne Year ago

    I like it that you put content first - ad last.

  • Jared W
    Jared W Year ago

    I walked 30 blocks to get this pizza, it was worth it!

  • Phobe Romys
    Phobe Romys Year ago

    No wood-fired oven though?

  • Benjamin Smith
    Benjamin Smith Year ago

    Can we not refer to anything to do with pizza as "upskirt" please?

  • Christina
    Christina Year ago

    God. This is my kind of man. This is exactly how i'd want a pizza made.

  • Jimmy Varghese
    Jimmy Varghese Year ago

    asian persuasion

  • mxwtubemxw
    mxwtubemxw Year ago

    Awesome & lovely :-)

  • Ivan Emma
    Ivan Emma Year ago

    Deserve a like. Thank you, everything so well done, even the energy that the pizzeria has...

  • A Sparrow
    A Sparrow Year ago

    Usually when people, ANYONE, who describes their food and business, it usually sounds pompous, basic, arrogant and ignorant. But this guy? Not one word was wasted. Everything he said had meaning. He did not waste time. He didn't swindle you or embellish you with dumb platitudes, just straight to the point and knows his stuff.

  • Steve P
    Steve P Year ago

    Looks like the pizzas I had in Rome.

  • Louie M
    Louie M Year ago

    Excellent looking pizza!

  • what
    what Year ago

    Great. It's 23h and I'm watching pizza videos. Fml im salivating so bad

  • Milk Dud Nips
    Milk Dud Nips Year ago

    Oh my god I need this. Literally the most perfect single serving pizza I've ever seen.

  • Tim Richards
    Tim Richards Year ago

    everything about this video screams to me ! We use a similar oven and im always thinking the same style of pizza :D

  • Mario Franz
    Mario Franz Year ago

    Roman style or New york style pizza?

  • Kyle Park
    Kyle Park Year ago

    What's the background music playing around 0:35???

  • Roy Hoveling
    Roy Hoveling Year ago

    Why call this a pie tho?

  • Krispy Krep
    Krispy Krep Year ago

    Ay, I'm hungrey

  • HarryRex
    HarryRex Year ago

    blazed af

  • Safin Murshed
    Safin Murshed Year ago

    Like lowkey i feel like half the chefs in this world just like bullshit their way through when explaining food like what the hell does he mean when says that mozzarella gives the pizza sweetness, In my life ive never had mozzarella thats sweet.

  • Hsa Saae
    Hsa Saae Year ago

    u are a fucking genius

  • mom's spaghetti
    mom's spaghetti Year ago

    this is just fucking normal pizza to me^^ok i'm italian here u can get one of these for $3 and i have no idea what "american" pizza is like

    • SwissMarksman
      SwissMarksman Year ago

      why is it allways with those fucking italians complaining about "authenticy". No it isn't, but it isn't supposed to be, now fuck off.
      Imagine all these chinese people complaining about how Italians aren't doing it in a "traditionally" way.

  • Jar Head
    Jar Head Year ago

    intro sounded like the cell theme from DBZ

  • Chilelrlutschefinger|ॐ

    In my whole region in italy they make the pizza like that trust me you americans get a lot more falvour with this one than a fat chewy gummy pizza like pizzahut.

  • Paul
    Paul Year ago

    Thin Crust?! HOW DARE YOU

  • KiliKss18
    KiliKss18 Year ago

    Thats a badass pizza right there :)

  • Colin McCarthy
    Colin McCarthy Year ago +2

    "always see me fanatically checking the up-skirt."
    me too, my dude.

  • Ungegurkt
    Ungegurkt Year ago

    50 of these please i wanna be fat

  • Copuloxi Ranbooi
    Copuloxi Ranbooi Year ago

    Upskirt the pizza? Haha what kind of perv is this guy? Crussssh it. lolwtf

  • GerikDT
    GerikDT Year ago

    The perfect plain pizza has to look like a healing leg ulcer. That's the best kind.

  • rickyoliviero
    rickyoliviero Year ago


  • Matthew Chow
    Matthew Chow Year ago

    "About 2 ounces of sauce" THATS A LOT OF SAUCE!!!!

  • TheFirebird32
    TheFirebird32 Year ago

    If you're making great pizza...there's no such thing as "under-topping" , you hipster dumbass... smfh..

  • mugensamurai
    mugensamurai Year ago +19

    I think the up skirt is important as well.