Pizza is loved around the world. There are many American styles with fierce defenders, like New York style and New Haven’s apizza (no, that’s not a typo), which vary from the pies made at the cherished pizza shops of Paris, which are different from the pizza in Buenos Aires. But hands down, the most famous pizza in the world comes from Italy.
Pizza, along with an overwhelming number of pastas, is often the first food people think of when they imagine Italian cuisine. Yet there’s no one Italian pizza. Pizza is a regional food in Italy just like it is in the US, the styles of which range from thin-crust squares to what appears more like fluffy bread with some toppings.
These are the seven classic Italian pizza styles you need to know to fully understand all that pizza can be.