Pizza could be a savory dish of Italian origin consisting of a usually round, flattened base of leavened wheat-based dough topped with tomatoes, cheese, anchovies, mushrooms, onions, olives, pineapple, meat, etc,. which is then baked at a warm temperature, traditionally in a very wood-fired oven. A small pizza is usually called a pizzetta.
1 The Biggest Pizza in the World from Rome on 13 December 2012
The biggest pizza (also the largest gluten-free pizza) in Guinness world’s record was prepared by Marco Nardi, Matteo Nardi, Dovilio Nardi, Andrea Mannocchi, and Matteo Giannotte in Rome, Italy, in the year 2012. It had a total surface area of 13,580.28 sq.ft.which is nearly five times the size of a tennis court. Guinness Book of Records for the world’s largest circular pizza was set at Norwood Pick’N pay Hypermarket in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1990. In the year 2005, the record for the largest rectangular pizza was set in Iowa Falls, Iowa, United States.
2 The World’s Most Expensive Pizza Costs $12,000
Luis XIII in Salerno, Italy has the world’s costliest pizza with a price of $12,000. Several ingredients included in the most expensive pizza, 3 types of caviar, bufala mozzarella cheese, Cilento, lobster from Norway, and grains of pink Australian sea-salt from the Murray River.
3 A Salami Pizza Was Delivered To The International Space Station
In the year 2001, the Russian Space Agency was paid over 1,000,000 bucks to deliver a six-inch Salami pizza to the International Space Station. Russian cosmonaut, Yury Vladimirovich Usachov had the honor of being the first person to receive a pizza delivery while in orbit.
4 The U.S. Military Lab Invented a Ready-to-Eat Pizza That Lasts For Up to 3 Years
The U.S. Military Lab invented a ready-to-eat pizza and the handy pizza can last for up to 3 years. Intended for soldiers abroad who are craving a slice and also presumably for anyone preparing for a zombie apocalypse.
5 The Risk of Some Cancers are Reduced if Pizza is Consumed Once Per Week
The Italian researchers have claimed eating pizza regularly reduced the risk of developing oesophageal cancer by 59 percentage, mouth cancer by 34 percentage and colon cancer also fell by 26 percentage.
6 In 1962 Hawaiian Pizza Was Invented in Canada
In the year 1962 by Sam Panopoulos, a Greek-born Canadian cook and businessman who was running a pizzeria in Ontario Canada. Bored with only having three toppings available pepperoni, mushroom, or bacon Sam Panopoulos took down a can of pineapples from the top shelf and decided to throw it on pizza.
7 Several Celebrities, Including Bill Murray, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Began Their Careers Delivering Pizzas
Several future celebrities including Stephen Baldwin, Bill Murray, and Jean-Claude Van Damme began their careers by making and delivering pizzas. William James Murray and Stephen Andrew Baldwin both worked at pizza restaurants, and Jean-Claude Van Damme used to deliver pizzas.