Tips for making Pizza at home

In earlier days, Pizza certainly was one that was most accepted. It continues to be one of the best-loved foods because of its mouth watery taste. In every country of the world, you can easily find restaurants that serve pizza. Pizza has adapted to most societies and is available in varying flavors around the globe, from Italy reaching distant places like Gujarat’s Pizza on the Rock and Boyne City’s BC Pizza. Nowadays, Pizza has become an international trend. And rightly this has happened because whatever region you live in, pizza has made its presence there. When some school children were asked where pizza originated, they presumed that it came from the place where they lived.

History of Pizza

In Southern Italy, around 997AD, the word pizza was first documented. It seems that the word pizza came from the word “pitta”, which is Middle Eastern usage for flatbread. It was frequently made in Naples and included tomato sauce, different fishes and also the bread which was made in Naples on a regular basis. However, it was in 1889, when a Naples chef cooked pizza for the Queen of Margherita (which got named as “Margherita pizza“) that most people started accepting pizzas. This pizza contained tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and basil and its color portrayed the hues of the flag of Italy. Previously, pizza was considered peasant food. But when Queen Margherita tried it, many other food lovers followed suit. It became a great tourist draw. Because of this, Pizza became more popular in Naples and many sellers sold it. In this way, Pizza became the national food of Italy.

 In the United States today, there are around 6,000 restaurants of Pizza Hut. Pizza Hut has made its mark in most nations in the world. Pizza Hut also has 5,600 plus store locations in 94 other states and nations. It is not just Pizza Hut, there are other Pizzerias as well that have made this food popular the world over, like BC Pizza which is present in 32 locations in the US. Dominos also claims to have 15,000 restaurants all over the world.

It’s not tough to make your own pizza, especially when you have a mixer grinder. With very little effort, you can make your own pizza crust using the mixer. It does all the effort for you!  If the mixer has an attachment of pasta roller then you can roll your pizza dough to make a thin crust. It is not an expensive affair.

In the ’50s and ’60s Pizzerias became very famous, so just to have pizza cars would queue up for miles.Chains of Pizzerias were born with increasing popularity and  globalization.

In the late 19th century, Italian immigrants started migrating to the US. This way pizza got entry into the United States . It became famous in cities like New York and Chicago, where the Italian immigrants’ population was very large. In the 1940s pizza got the biggest growth and became popular in the US when soldiers were coming back from World War II.They  took their appreciation for pizza with them.Troops located in Italy were not happy with the rations and were looking for nice food. When the soldiers’ demand grew, the local bakers could barely cope with the demand for pizza.


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