Deep dish pizza which has been around since the late 1900’s and comprises of a thick bread crust of around and inch deep or more.
The brick oven pizza which is backed in a wood fired brick over gives a unique flavor to the pizza. These types of oven are used for Neapolitan, and measure around ten inches in diameter. The toppings need to light and thin as the pizza are only baked for a couple of minutes.
The Greek type stylepizza recipe comprises of a base and tasty toppings which include ingredients such as onion, tomato, mushrooms, broccoli, mozzarella and manouri cheese, black olives, basil, bell peppers and olive oil.
The Chicago style recipe is a deep dish pizza which is traditionally from Chicago. The pizza has a butter crust with tomato sauce and a generous helping of various cheeses. Many people also stuff the crusts with various toppings.
A pizza which is well known for its thin base and broad slices is the New York style. These pizza dish are served with traditional pizza toppings which include mozzarella, tomato and a light sauce. The crust is made from a high gluten flour and people commonly fold the slices and eat them. This type of pizza is baked in a coal burning oven which is far cooler as opposed to a brick oven, although takes longer to bake.
Then there is the traditional Sicilian which comprises of a thick crust and is known to be one of the most popular pizza. This originated from Palermo in Italy. The topping comprises of anchovies and Pecorino cheese.
In addition to the above pizza recipe there are also other varieties such as the French bread, grilled, Italian, stuffed crust, thick crust, pan, vegetarian and a white pizza. However, the south of Italy is well known for its pizza recipe; the Capricciosa being their favorite due to the ingredients complementing each other perfectly.