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Does pineapple belong on pizza?
the home of Pizza culture
, no pizzaiolo accepts pineapple as a topping.
Pineapple pizza is most popular in countries that do not have as strong of a food culture as
(such as Australia, Canada, UK, Finland or Sweden, which don't make the
If you do ask a
real Italian chef to do it, he will say no
, simply because pineapple ruins the pizza delicacy it is.
Just because Naples eats their pizza a certain way, does not mean the rest of the world has to abide by it.
By that logic, any topping outside of basil, as true Neapolitan pizzas (the pizza that
originated from Naples
) have, would not be acceptable.
It's not pizzaiolos that started being insulted by pineapples on pizza, but an
Icelandic president, followed by Americans
instead. The masses who formed pizza and pizza culture don't take issue with pizza, but it seems the influential few who have little to do with it do take issue.