Did you know you can order one of our delicious pizzas to takeaway?
Made with thin slices of mozarella the margherita pizza was named either to honour the visit of Queen Margherita of Savoy or simply because the thin, round slices of mozarella were arranged on top of the pizza in the shape of a daisy.
Topped with ham and pineapple, the Hawaiian pizza was not an Italian invention. It also didn't come from the island of Hawaii. It was invented in Canada in 1962 by Sam Panopoulos, a Greek immigrant.
FOUR CHEESE PIZZA
Quatro Formaggi starts with a layer of mozzarella, which helps the other three cheeses to not burn when cooking. This pizza is credited with being from the Lazio region of Italy.
Oddly enough, pepperoni itself was not invented in Italy! It was actually created in New York City in the early 20th century and is still America's favourite style of pizza topping.
MEAT FEAST PIZZA
This one is a modern invention, combining different meats including salami. It is often called Meat Lovers Pizza.
BBQ CHICKEN PIZZA
Barbecue pizza was first made in Memphis, Tennessee, using pulled pork and barbecue sauce, and is popular in the Southern States of The US, but BBQ Chicken pizza was invented in California in the 1980's by Ed LaDou for the California Pizza Kitchen, a new chain of pizza restaurants. LaDou was renowned for his unusual and creative toppings.
YOU CAN ORDER YOUR TAKEAWAY PIZZA BY PHONING US ON 01963 363868
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