Homemade Pizza from Scratch

How much pizza is consumed a year worldwide?

More than 5 billion pizzas are sold worldwide each year, and an estimated 350 slices are eaten each second. While 3 billion of these pizzas are sold in America, there's still a lot of pizza being sold throughout the rest of the world.

What are the top 5 most popular pizza styles?

Neapolitan pizza is widely considered the original and most authentic style of pizza. It has a thin, soft and chewy crust, with a slightly charred bottom and a simple tomato sauce topped with fresh mozzarella cheese.

New York-style pizza

New York-style pizza is a classic American style of pizza that is characterized by its large slices and thin, crispy crust, with a variety of toppings such as pepperoni, mushrooms, and onions

Chicago-style pizza

Chicago-style pizza is known for its deep dish. The crust is thick and flaky, with the toppings usually placed on the bottom, followed by a layer of mozzarella cheese and finally topped with a layer of tomato sauce.

Sicilian pizza 

Sicilian pizza is a thick, rectangular pizza that originated in Sicily, Italy. The dough is typically baked in an oiled pan, which gives the crust a crispy bottom and a fluffy interior.

California-style pizza

California-style pizza is a modern take on pizza, with unconventional ingredients such as arugula, avocado, or goat cheese.

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