The thing about pizza is that no matter who you are, there is bound to be a pizza out there that suits your taste buds.
Whether it be one of the more famous pizzas, or one of your own creations, just about everyone will have a favourite that they just can’t get enough of!
Pizzas come in all sort of flavors, they have different thicknesses, they are served both hot and cold, and they can be eaten with a red sauce or without. That’s why pizza is such a popular food here in Melbourne, and in fact all around the world… simply due to it’s diversity.
Famous Pizza Names
Through the years some pizzas, with signature ingredients, have had the honor of being given a name all their own that indicates specifically what their toppings are. Here are a few of the more famous pizza names
Pizza Margherita – Is a very simply constructed pizza that includes tomato sauce, chopped tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and a sparing of olive oil and basil. It’s very basic but bursting with flavor.
Pizza Marinara – Is the pizza for you if seafood and garlic is your thing. The pizza marinara is a basic pizza that simply swaps the basil for garlic. How much garlic? Well, that depends on how much you like garlic.
Pizza al Prosciutto – This pizza’s signature ingredient is finely chopped ham. It is prepared the same as the others, but sprinkled with ham instead of basil or garlic.
Pizza Prosciutto e Funghi – Builds on the Pizza al Prosciutto by including champignon mushrooms with the finely chopped ham.
L’Atomic – Can include a number of various toppings such as capers, mushrooms, or anchovies, but the ingredient that makes a L’Atomic Pizza a L’Atomic Pizza is crumpled red pepper. On yeah!
There are lots of other pizzas that have been given names. In fact, you could create your own pizza and give it your own exclusive name. Of course, if you order it through Melbourne Pizza Delivery you’ll probably have to explain what it is!
Let us know what your favourite pizza is in the comments below, you never know, it just may end up being one of the famous pizzas one day!
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