Pizza! Truly one of the greatest meals ever.
Thin crust or deep dish, veggie or meat, any way you slice it – pizza is a crowd pleaser. And while many think of Italy as the purveyors of the classic pie, pizza is actually quite the international super star. Using key ingredients from around the globe, it’s easy to make a variety of unique flavors and styles for your own international pizza party!
First stop, the lovely emerald isle. Blogger Tangled Noodle took a cue from the Irish to create the Irish Pan Pizza
. Baked in a skillet using Irish potato bread in place of the traditional crust, then slathered with Guinness stout gravy, and topped with Irish pork sausage, leeks, and Irish cheddar, this hearty pizza will make any lad or lass dance a jig of happiness!
Next up, Brazil! Denise Browning of From Brazil To You, bakes up a classic Brazilian style pizza, Pizza à Portuguesa
. This thinly crust pizza has familiar toppings such as tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and oregano…but has the added classic Brazilian touches of ham, chouriço sausage, and hard boiled eggs!
Just because it’s pizza doesn’t mean it has to taste like “pizza.” Fellow Tablespoon blogger Bev Weidner of Bev Cooks takes the flavors of Asia- Hoisin, peanuts, and soy sauce and adds flank steak to make a sweet, savory Asian-Style Steak Pizza
Travel to North Africa with this North African-Style Chicken Pizza
that combines some truly unique flavors. Almonds, chicken, marmalade, dates, fennel seed, cardamom, and goat cheese will ensure this pizza is nothing like anything you’ve eaten before.
India is known for their fragrant and bold flavors, so of course, they would make an amazing pizza! Blogger Cooking Haven uses Naan bread, covered in tiki masala, and topped with cauliflower, eggplant, and cilantro for this mouthwatering Indian pizza
These are just a sample of global gastronomic creations that demonstrate how easy it is to get creative with your pizza ingredients. Feeling inspired, but with so many options, not sure where to begin? Check out these easy recipes, made even easier by using Totino’s frozen party pizzas as a base for international sensations all your own!