Pizza Guide: Calabrese Pizza

These details on Calabrese pizza are just one of over 200 unique styles of Pizza that I have collated into one huge ‘Pizza Guide’. Please check out some of the other pizzas here.

About Calabrese Pizza

Pizza Name: Calabrese

Originates from: Italy

This is where they came from, or are most popular. Let me know any corrections if you know better.

Pizza Type: Seafood

Base Sauce: Red

There are two types of base sauces which distinguish different types of pizza. Red, which normally means tomato or chill sauce, and white, which is often either olive oil, cheese or a cream sauce. White sauce pizzas are referred to as Pizza Bianca, and red sauce pizzas are categorised as Pizza Rossa.

Calabrese Pizza Toppings

Here is a list of the typical toppings on a Calabrese Pizza. Some variations may occur between different regions or restaurants.

  • Tomato Sauce
  • Parmigiano Reggiano
  • Tuna
  • Olives
  • Garlic
  • Capers
  • Onion
  • Hot Calabrian Chilli Peppers

Calabrese Recipes

Want to try making Calabrese at home? These are some great recipes I know of;

Calabrese Pizza

Pizza Quote

ā€œI love pizza, meaning: even when Iā€™m in the middle of eating pizza, I wish I were eating pizza.ā€ ā€“ Jandy Nelson

Other Pizzas

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