The modern pizza was originally invented in Naples, Italy, and the dish has since become popular in many parts of the world. We at Sardella’s Pizza explore just a few of the varieties in pizza worldwide.
The Lahma Bi Ajeen pizza can be found in the Middle East and is made with minced onions, ground lamb, cumin and yogurt.
Known for their deep-dish pizza, Chicago pizzerias’ bake them in a round, steel pan that is similar to a cake pan. The crust is deep, creating a very thick pizza covered with a hefty layer of toppings.
The Mexican pizza is not Mexican in origin, but is a modified cuisine of Italian pizza. Toppings include traditional marinara or white sauce, chorizo, jalapeno pepper slices, grilled onions, chili, hominy, shrimp avocado and sometimes beef.
– Authentic Neapolitan pizzas are typically made with tomatoes and Mozzarella cheese.
– The Margherita pizza is made with tomato, mozzarella, basil and olive oil, which represent the red, white and green colors of the Italian flag.
– The Calzone dough is folded in half and stuffed with an array of veggies, cheese and meat.
– A Stromboli is a type of turnover but can be made with square shaped pizza dough, topped with any pizza toppings and then rolled into a cylinder shape and baked.
The Lazio pizza is cooked in long, rectangular baking pans and has a thin, crisp base. Toppings include tomato, mozzarella, anchovies and oil.
Greece & New England
Greek pizza is unique because it typically lacks tomato sauce. It’s topped with mostly feta cheese, olives, onions, tomato, green bell pepper, gyros meat, and spinach.
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