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Pizza toppings

Historical facts about pizza

  • Pizza prototype existed of ancient Greeks and Romans cuisine,
    as a serve to the table some of the dishes on a slice of bread
  • In regard with the import tomatoes in Europe in 1522 in Naples, appeared prototype of Italian pizza
  • In the XVII century, appeared special people «pizzaiolo», were preparing a pizza to the Italian peasants
  • in honor of Margaret of Savoy (wife of Italian King Humberto I), was named Margarita pizza
  • In the USA pizza came at the end of the second half of XIX century
  • In 1957, appeared semi-pizza

A bit more about pizza toppings

Pizza toppings can be high and low in salt, fat and calories.
Italian pizzas are typically made with tomatoes and Mozzarella cheese
Most popular pizza toppingpizza Margarita.
topped with modest amounts of tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and fresh basil.
Italian traditional kitchen and pizzerias have a lot of pizza varieties like
Vegetarian pizza, Pepperoni pizza, Seafood cockteil pizza,
Mexicana pizza, Spicy pizza and many others.
Also most commonly, especially on the East coast of the United States,
the toppings consist only of mozzarella and ricotta cheese drizzled with
olive oil and spices like fresh basil and garlic. In Rome, the term pizza
bianca refers to a type of bread topped with olive oil, salt and, occasionally,
rosemary sprigs. It is also a Roman style to bottom the white pizza with figs,
the result being known as pizza e fichi (pizza with figs).

Ingredients used - Pizza toppings
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