When we talk about Italian cuisine, we definitely cannot miss talking about pasta or pizza. While every country has its own nation dish, only a few dishes are loved by people of every nation and such dishes from Italy that are popular worldwide are pasta and pizza.
Pizza was started by the Greeks from the Middle East and it was then known as plankuntos. While there are a number of varieties of pizza, the most popular of them all is the Pizza Margherita. One can walk into any of the popular restaurant in South Melbourne and they would be spellbound by the variety of pizzas and pasta served there.
Let us know have a look at some of the most popular pizzas that are loved by people from all over the world.
Pizza Margherita can be termed as the very first pizza that was made in the year 1899 during the visit of Queen Marghereta to Napels. The ingredients that were used in this pizza are mozzarella cheese, basil, and tomatoes.
Another variety of pizza that is known to be the traditional Neapolitan pizza is the Pizza Marinara which has oregano, garlic, and anchovies.
The third popular pizza is the Pizza Alla Napoletana which also has tomatoes, anchovies, and mozzarella.
Another popular variant is the Pizza Capricciosa which has the toppings of olives, a half boiled egg, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, and prosciutto.
Pizza Pugliese is another popular pizza and this has the local capers and olives as toppings along with onions, mozzarella, and tomato.
Another popular variety is the Pizza Veronese that is filled with mushrooms and Prosciutto Crudo.
The Pizzas from Sicily are another popular variety that has quite a variety of toppings like the green olives, boiled eggs, seafood and even peas.
The Pizza Ai Quattro Formagi is popular of all the cheese pizzas as it uses a four cheese combination where mozzarella cheese is combined with three other local kinds of cheese like ricotta, Gorgonzola, and ricotta.
The Pizza Quattro Stagioni is another popular variety that has tomato as the main variety and is divided into four different sections; each of the section represents each season.
The other most popular variant is the Italian tune which has popular marine products as toppings.
Now that you know about the 10 best varieties of pizzas, it is time you choose the best among them.