Topping Encyclopedia: Fontina on Pizza

In this article, we discuss if Fontina belongs on Pizza. Spoiler: of course it does! There’s no cheese quite like Fontina, and I’ll explain why below.

Fontina on Pizza

As a cheese, Fontina is a fairly unusual pizza topping.

Fontina This cheese just makes a great addition to just about any type of pizza you could imagine.

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Did you know these Pizza facts?

This doesn’t have anything to do with Fontina on pizza, however here are three random pizza facts for you to sound like an expert;

Pizza fact 1: The most popular size of pizza in the United States is 14 inches in diameter

Pizza fact 2: The first documented pizzeria in the world was open in Port’Alba in Naples, Italy during the late 1800s

Pizza fact 3: 350 slices of pizza are eaten each second in the U.S.

Bonus Pizza Fact: We have lots of pizza articles on our website.

…which of these pizza facts did you already know?

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Fontina goes on Pizza with…

I’m a big believer in trying many combinations of pizza toppings, until you find the ones that suit you the best. However, to help you navigate the multitude of pizza styles and toppings, try these;

Fontina and Cherry tomatoes

Pear and Fontina

Fontina and Olives

Don’t stop at those though, keep trying various combinations and amounts. I prefer 3-6 toppings; any more, and my pizza is too heavy and no topping stands out very well. That’s just my personal taste though.

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Does Fontina belong on Pizza?

Haven’t you being paying attention? Absolutely, it does!

And if you really won’t try Fontina on pizza, there are many other cheeses to try on your pizzas as well.

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Try Fontina on your next pizza!

Different toppings work together to make different styles and types of pizza. What you like may not be what the next person likes.

Go on, next pizza you have, try some Fontina on it. Even perhaps some Olives?