Jeju, South Korea — The art of Neapolitan pizza making won World Heritage status on Thursday, joining a horse-riding game from Iran and Dutch windmills on Unesco’s culture list. Unesco accepted the art of Neapolitan "pizzaiuolo" on the world body’s list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. "Congratulations #Italy!" it said in a tweet after a meeting in Jeju, South Korea where the decision was made. Italy had argued the practice of pizzaiuolo — from preparing and flipping the pizza dough to baking it in a wood-fired oven — was part of the country’s cultural and gastronomic tradition. Traditional Neapolitan pizza has a relatively thin crust with the exception of the rim, which, when baked, swells up like a tiny bicycle tyre. It is rigorously made in a wood-burning brick oven and has two classic versions: Marinara (tomato, garlic, oregano and oil) and, the most famous, Margherita (tomato, mozzarella, oil and basil). Tradition holds that the Margherita pizza was created in 1...

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