Types of Pizza
Throughout the years, pizza has been modified and changed
into many different configurations. There are now different ways to bake
the crust, decisions as to how much cheese and the type of different cheese,
as well as different combinations of toppings. These variations have taken
on names of their own depending on what toppings they have or where they
New York Style pizza is a hand tossed pizza that has normal
amounts of sauce and cheese, the cheese is flexible and is traditionally
folded when eaten.
Chicago Style pizza is a deep dish pizza which isn’t
flexible and is baked in a deep pan making it good for stuffing with
toppings under the cheese and/or marinara. This kind of pizza was said
to be first made at Pizzeria Uno in 1843.
California Style pizza is a Thai pizza made with barbeque
sauce, goat cheese, spinach or shaved carrots as toppings. The California
Pizza Kitchen restaurant chain is popular for selling this dish.
Greek pizza is served mainly in New England and was popularized
by Greek immigrants in the USA. It uses olive oil, and is baked in a
pan in a pizza oven. Typically, it has feta cheese and sliced olives
Hawaiian pizza, despite not having been created in Hawaii,
is a normal pizza with pineapple and ham as its toppings. This pizza
is extremely popular in America, Australia and Sweden; and is gaining
popularity in the rest of Europe.
White pizza is a pizza that uses no tomato sauce and usually
uses something like sour cream. The pizza use usually referred as Pizza
Bianca in Rome.