Celebrating National Cheese Pizza Day
Today is National Cheese Pizza Day, and this infograph from visual.ly outlines some interesting facts about the all favorite pizza meal. Even though there are numerous favorite toppings on pizza, they all originate from the classic cheese pizza. Did you know Americans eat about 350 slices of pizza every second! However, no matter whether the crust is thin, hand tossed or gourmet multigrain, and what ever toppings add to your favorites, the classic cheese remains the most popular pizza meal all over the world.
Raffaele Esposito, an Italian baker introduced the classic margherita pizza, topped with tomato sauce, basil and mozzarella cheese. Over the years pizza has become a staple all over the world, with chefs and cooks experimenting with numerous toppings and cheeses, yet they all emerge from the classic cheese pizza.
Unique flavors to try on your cheese pizza tonight
To celebrate this day, why not try some unique flavors that different cheeses can impart to the classic cheese pizza. Here’s our pick for 6 flavor twists to the classic cheese pizza:
- Greek Pizza with Feta Cheese
- Classic Mozzarella topped Pizza
- Smoked Cheese on Pizza
- Ricotta Cheese on Lasagna inspired Pizza
- Fresh Cottage Cheese on Tandoori Pizza
- Gorgonzola on Pizza
So get creative and enjoy a gourmet touch on your cheese pizza today!
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