CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — No surprise, West Virginia’s will have to-have food items is its renowned pepperoni roll.
“France has the croissant. West Virginia? The pepperoni roll,” mentioned Foodstuff & Wine, which decided the must-have food in every single condition. Whilst some states were being provided common dishes as their have to-have food stuff, West Virginia’s is a nearby beloved and piece of point out historical past.
Pepperoni rolls started an effortless packed and very moveable workingman’s lunch that coal miners would provide down into the mines.
Whilst pepperoni rolls are not typical in other states, Food items & Wine pointed out that the place other states’ foodstuff have been close to given that often ahead of the point out was made, pepperoni rolls have only been all-around for about a century “so give it time,” Foods & Wine mentioned.
Every Italian West Virginia grandmother has her possess recipe for the best pepperoni rolls. Some men and women use stick, sliced or floor sausage, some use cheese whilst other folks never, but they are all scrumptious.
There is even now discussion on where has the very best pepperoni roll. Food stuff & Wine noted that Fairmont’s Region Club Bakery originated the nearby staple. Also in north central West Virginia, Tomaro’s Bakery in Glen Elk in Harrison County and The Donut Shop in Buckhannon in Upshur County are some group favorites, but Chico Bakery’s has been declared the official pepperoni roll of the West Virginia Mountaineers.