Top 10 Interesting Facts About Pizza
Surely you would have heard a number of them by now. Today we are going to add to your list of interesting facts, myths, misconceptions and more when it comes to our beloved crusty and cheesy pizza. Listing them out for you now:
Fact 1: $12000 – world’s most expensive pizza!
Yes, you read that right! Luis XIII in Salerno, Italy makes the world’s most expensive pizza right at your kitchen. Made with 3 types of caviar, special lobster, buffalo mozzarella cheese and grains of the famous pink sea-salt from Australia, makes this pizza special.
Fact 2: Pizza for breakfast
About 36% of Americans eat pizza for breakfast. It might as well be leftovers from the night before which taste better the next day.
Fact 3: Pepperoni still remains the favorite pizza
Yes, the classic combo is definitely our favorite to date! Sausage follows this at number two.
Fact 4: Pizza has been delivered to space too!
Yes, you read that right! Yuri Usachov, a Russian space cosmonaut received the delivery of a six-inch pizza to the international space station. The delivery alone costed about a million bucks and some more.
Fact 5: There is a term for the outer edge of the crust
It is called cornicione which means the end crust.
Fact 6: There is a national pizza month
For all the pizza lovers in the house, October is celebrated as the national pizza month. A theory suggests that because Halloween happens to be the busiest day for pizzerias, the month of October became the pizza month.
Fact 7: There is a theorem in mathematics named after pizza.
Known as the Pizza theorem, it is about the state of equality of two areas that arises due to the partition of a disk in a particular way.
Fact 8: Famous people started their career by delivering pizza!
Bill Murray and Jean Claude Van Damme have both worked at pizza restaurants at one point in their life before becoming popular.
Fact 9: A museum for Pizza!
Surely, Philadelphia has taken the love too far with a museum dedicated to pizza! It has 2011 Guinness certification of the world’s largest collection of pizza items.
Fact 10: Annual Pizza Expo!
Las Vegas holds an inclusive pizza expo for pizzeria owners, operators, and distributors.
Whoa! Looks like you are craving pizza now. Order your favorites at Double Pizza and make your day special.