Hi my name is Sthavir Moorje Prabhu I am in grade 4 and LOVE pizza! Whenever you are hungry you step into pizza hut or domino’s and eat a pizza with many toppings but do you know how it all started? well today, I would like to share some facts on pizza, how it was created and why it was created!
Pizzas are yummy and delicious – that crunchy crust, the tomato sauce, the herbs, the toppings! I love pizza a lot. During quarantine time we couldn’t eat pizza outdoor, but my mom found a way to make pizzas! and my dad bought all the ingredients , my mom’s pizza are the best pizzas in the world that I have ever tasted the main and special ingredients are herbs and since her pizzas are large we can all have a big slice ! the first time my mom made pizza it was a total flop but the second try was amazing! now my dad has even bought my mom a new pizza cutter so we can cut the pizza like pros!
Modern pizzas are what we see in the world. it started early in the 19th century this flatbread dish is called pizza. In A.D 997 in Gaeta ,Raffaele Esposito was the first man to create pizza it all started in Italy - the very first pizza was known as a pie and over time different toppings came around like pepperoni and more.
4 million people migrated to the US from 1880 to 1920 – and they were all introduced to the great American staple – pizza!. and with them pizza started to become popular. The leading consumers of pizzas are in France even though that the dish was made in Italy – THAT’S PRETTY AMAZING HUH?
There are three main types of pizzas, Pizza marinara with tomato, garlic, oregano, extra virgin olive oil, Pizza marguerita with tomato, sliced mozzarella, basil, extra virgin olive oil and finally Pizza margarita extra with tomato, sliced buffalo mozzarella from Campania and extra virgin. There are so many pizzas in the world that have had variations such as Greek pizza, Detroit pizza, Chicago pizza.
So where would you find the best pizzas in the world? Rumour has it that – ROSSOVIVO in Naples serves the best! but if you like something a little different, then Nutella pizza or the vegan pizza, salad pizza, bagel pizza – you ll find them around the world!
Pizza is one of the most loved foods and for the record 350 slices of pizza are eaten every second but 40% of Americans eat pizza once a week, many crave for non-vegetarian pizza and some prefer vegetarian pizza but no matter what type of pizza - it is around 50 million pizzas are sold a year so its very popular indeed!by THE WAY, 3 billion of these pizzas are sold in America !
The story of the pizza begins in Italy - the street vendors sold flatbread slices with some toppings for many years - that the Italian King Umberto the first and Queen Margherita visited Naples in June 11th 1889 there Esposito was asked to make a pizza for them Rather risking his reputation and miss his only chance he decided to add the following toppings of the pizza with fresh slices of tomato, mozzarella cheese and basil – and to this day – this is the most authentic recipe for a real pizza.
Did you know? 7.04 billion dollars are spent for the number 1 pizza place in the US, that is Domino’s! followed by pizza hut and little Caesars in 2nd 3rd – Now that you ve spent the last few minutes on listening to the story of the humble pizza – why don’t you go to your nearest pizza place and order one for dinner!