Around the World In Pizza

strange pizza toppings from around the world

If your idea of an exotic pizza is one with pineapple or anchovies, you might want to consider what goes for “normal” in pizzerias around the world. Consider some of the following pizza favorites:


Only available in Japan, Pizza Hut offers the “mega” pizza. This pizza features cheese rolls, bacon, ham, sausage, mushroom, onion, garlic, tomato sauce, pepper, hamburgers with a crust made of hot dogs, bacon and melted cheese. You can top it with either ketchup or maple syrup.


Mockba pizza is what you will find in Russia. It is topped with mackerel, tuna, sardines, salmon, and onions. It is served cold.


Japan’s mayo jaga pizza is topped with mayonnaise, bacon, corn potatoes, onion, and squid.


In India don’t be surprised to find your pizza topped with sheep and pickled ginger.


Canned tuna is a favored topping of Germany’s pizzas.


The French enjoy fried eggs on their pizzas.

costa rica

Costa Ricans enjoy coconut and shrimp atop their pizzas.


The Chinese love their hot dog crust pizza, topped with shrimp and moyonnaise.


If peas, quail eggs, carrots, beets, and raisins are your thing, then you’ll enjoy Brazil’s favorite pizza.


Australia’s pizzas, like their animals, are exotic. Crocodile, emu, and kangaroo meat are typical toppings.

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