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How is a stromboli different from a calzone?


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How is a stromboli different from a calzone?

rworange | Jul 8, 2005 07:35 PM

Ok, so I have my first stromboli today. Killer great.

However, how does this really differ from a calzone other than the shape?

The calzone seems more like a turnover and the stromboli, for lack of a better description, seems more like a larger (and much better) version of a hot pocket.

Searching the web doesn't seem to offer any clues.

According to Betty Crocker "A type of stuffed pizza in which the melted cheese and sauce filling flows from the dough similar to the flow of lava from the top of the Stromboli volcano in southern Italy."

The link below has descriptions of stromboli (with picture) and calzone (no picture).

I just don't see what makes each different other than the shape.

PS. I'm loving Chi Chi's food glossary which seems to cover terms other food glossaries do not. Also, many times there are pictures.


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