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“All You Need To Know About Pizza,Origin and Evolution”

Without a doubt, Pizza is the most savoury dish in the world which nobody denies to eat. It’s a food of legacy with a vast history. Having an origin from Italy to its modernization by Americans, Pizza has come a long way and is served with a variety of dough and toppings.

Pizza In Life

Back then, the origin of the pizza was seen in the 1st century BC where people eat it as a flatbread used by several European civilizations.

In the sixth century BC, the troopers within the armies of the traditional Persian King, Darius I baked flatbreads with cheese and dates on top of their battle shields. In the 16th century when the new world introduced tomatoes or perhaps, we can say by Americans, it became an integral part of the Italian pizza as its topping which later spread across the globe.

Although, the island of Sicily is said to be the home of ancient pizza. Now, if you are wondering where the word pizza come from- it is assumed that Pizza was mentioned in the writings of the Darius the great victory of Europe. It suggests the habit of his soldiers to bake flatbread on their shields, which were later covered with cheese and dates.


The modern pizza was invented in Naples, and since then the dish become famous and many restaurants, the cafe serves it other than Pizza Hut and Dominos. In the 19th century, Americans started to notice pizza, and they gave their twist to this dish.

A man named Gennaro Lombardi claims to have opened the first United States Pizzeria, 1905 in New York City in their creation of NY style pizza.

The traditional toppings are tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese.

Celebrities like Frank Sinatra and Joe DiMaggio are die-hard lovers of this dish and famous singer, Dean Martin said, “When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza, that’s a more; which led American to eat and sing pizzas.”

The first ever pizza hut was founded in 1958 by Dan and Frank Carney.

pizza hut founder

There are 16,796 restaurants worldwide as of March 2018 survey. And the first ever food chain of Dominos was started by Tom Monaghan in 1960.

Dominos founder

Till now, Pizza is served with various kinds of topping around the world including Pepperoni, Mushrooms, Onions, Sausage, Bacon, Extra cheese, Black olives, Green peppers, Pineapple, Spinach.

Here are the best three toppings of pizza:

  1. Pepperoni

  2. Extra cheese/Margherita

  3. Veg Extravaganza

The popularity of pizza pie continues to grow even these days, and lots of public events and festivals square measure control within the honor of this unimaginable dish (such as World pizza pie Championship.

Hope, you guys love this article about pizza evolution! After writing article, I start carving for pizza  so I am ordering my pizza right from couponzguru because lot of exciting offers and discount going on. My favourite is 5 Pepper from Domino’s,  What is yours?

What are you waiting for ? So order now, For lip-smacking treat.


29 thoughts on ““All You Need To Know About Pizza,Origin and Evolution”

  1. I knew that Pizza was originated in Italy but I didn’t know the history which you have mentioned. I had no idea that it was used as flatbread and was modernised later. Thank you for sharing this.

  2. Pizza is love! Nothing can beat the yummy taste of pizza! Didn’t know pizza had so much of history… Loved the post!

  3. I didn’t know so much about pizza. Good to know about it’s origin and so many children more. There will hardly he anybody who doesn’t like pizza.

  4. I am a huge fan of pizzas, but honestly saying I had no idea about the history of the same. Thank you so much for sharing the same the story of Pizza hut is something that I loved the most, thank you for sharing this amazing blog

  5. My favourite most dish! I am a pizza lover and can eat it any time of the day or night. Thanks for this post. So much insights about pizza.

  6. I am a pizza lover, totally enjoyed the write-up. I loved flatbread pizzas with lots of veggies and cheese at home. My daughter totally enjoys it. I am already craving for one ..

  7. That’s a very informative post. Didn’t know about the history. I love eating pizza and you tempted me now to eat one.

  8. This was a really interesting piece to read as a pizza lover. It’s great to know the history behind it and also I am going to order a pizza now cuz I am hungry.

  9. I think Everyone loves pizza. And I’m ordering pizza from Dominos and pizza hut since from long time. Also, thanks for sharing the orgin of pizza.

  10. Wow! I love reading history! This post was just amazing! Loved it! I love mushroom pizza and cheesy vegetable pizzas! ❤

  11. Pizza is one of my favourite food and frankly speaking I have never thought about the evolution of pizza. This is a very interesting blog to read for all pizza lovers. I wish I could have eaten pizza while reading this blog.

  12. Great fun knowing about the origin of pizza! My family loves pizza and I mostly make the flatbread at home and add loads of veggies to it. Craving for it now! 🙂

  13. Pizzas are great fun of course. It is equally fascinating to read about their history. It is unbelievable to note that they date back all the way to the 1st century. Never knew that there was so much history on the plate when we ordered a pizza.

  14. My son and I absolutely love pizza. Good to know about modernization and all. It now comes in a variety of dough and crust. It has come a very long way from when it was originated.

  15. That’s very informative !Who doesn’t Love Pizza .All the Flavours are my favourite provided there is extra cheese and Peppers off course

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