Different Types of Pizza You need to Know

Around the world we can experience different types of great food and along with it is pizza! So many versions have been invented but the bottom line is still the same, pizza is delicious! Did you know that there are a ton of different kinds of pizza world wide? Well here are a few to introduce you to the different kinds. You may have already encountered them, you just didn't know it was pizza!

1. Lahma Bi Ajeen



In the Middle East, a Lebanese pizza is literally "meat with dough." Add a little onions, lamb, cumin and yogurt and you will achieve this delicious dish! 

2. Margherita



All famous now in American cities, this pizza dish started in Italy over a century ago and was named after HM Queen Margherita and represents Italy's flag with its colors. Tomato, basil and cheese is what its comprised of. 

3. Calzone



Another Italian dish, a calzone means "Stocking" and is really just another pizza which is folded over. 

4. Stromboli



Strombolis and Calzones are different and it comes in with the way they cook it (folded versus rolled) and the sauce that is topped off with it. Though it is unclear who invented it, all we know is that it dated back in the 1950's and is really delicious! 


Posted by Diane Araga, on April 5, 2013 at 7:00 PM