Flammkuchen

There are foods that look like variants of pizza, yet aren’t exactly pizza. Case in point: the flammkuchen. The Flammkuchen – or Tarte flambée, as it’s also known – is a similar dish, popular in Germany, mostly in the region of Alsace.  In the past, people used to put very thin portions of dough into…

Pepperoni Pizza

There are a few recipes known for how simple they are. One example is the pepperoni pizza. Its topping choice is rather limited: cheese and pepperoni. There’s a possibility to enhance flavor through the use of spices and herbs, but that’s not necessary, if you wish to try the basic versions of the recipe. After…

Neapolitan Pizza

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The Neapolitan pizza is a particularly finicky recipe. The original recipes have specific ingredients, usually not available for the general public in many parts of the world. For example, the tomatoes should be San Marzano tomatoes because of the location they grow at. A variant of the recipe states mozzarella made with water buffalo milk….

Four Cheese Pizza

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Most pizza recipes try to achieve a variety of flavors by using many ingredients at once. This pizza doesn’t use that many different toppings, instead relying on different types of cheese to give the pizza its distinctive flavor. There are dozens of types of cheese available, each one of them with their own taste and…

Pizza Quattro Stagioni

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Most pizzas recipes focus on having one single combination of ingredients. This recipe is a rarity because it has four different combinations of toppings on one single pizza. Take a look at the Four Seasons pizza! That’s no random decision. Each quarter represents a different season. The artichokes represent spring, the tomatoes represent summer, the…