I don't know if this is made in Italy, but I can tell you it is a big seller in any Italian deli in NYC. This simple-as-you-can-get treat is amazing for tailgaiting, picnics, or just hanging around the house with friends. As the saying goes, "TRY IT, YOU'LL LIKE IT" Use the best Italian ingredients you can get, trying to stay away from pre-packaged goods, if possible. The pizza dough I recommend is found, uncooked, in plastic bags in the frozen case, near the dairy items or you can buy it in a bakery or pizzeria. Make two loaves, because this stuff goes like hotcakes!!!