Do you know the origin of pizza?

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By NTD Newsroom
January 20, 2017Food
Do you know the origin of pizza?

Pizza has become such a staple of the modern diet that certain people, often found in Computer Science labs at 2 a.m.

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People consider it one of the basic food groups. For such a popular food, its origins are difficult to pinpoint, as it all depends on your definition of what pizza is. If you choose to loosely define pizza as flat bread with toppings strewn on it, there is evidence that the Persian army around the 5th and 6th centuries used their shields to cook flat bread in this way out in the field. The soldiers would then cover the bread with things like cheese and dates for a quick meal.

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Cheese Pizza

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Chicken BQQ Pizza

Further, it is very likely that people have been putting various toppings like cheese on bread since as long as there has been cheese and bread.  However, many argue that these ancient forms of “pizza” aren’t truly pizza as we think of it.

For now, let’s just see how this young man make a pizza and ready to be amazed: