pizza is a kind of food that is commonly eaten throughout the world. With roots
that span back to ancient Egypt, tasty creation has made an important
impact on history.
Although many cultures created some form of pizza, the dish that is so
favored today was not created until the 16
th century when explorers brought tomatoes back to Europe from the New World.
The people of Naples are credited with inventing the first pizza, having
combined the new, red fruit with dough.
Pizza did not really gain popularity in America until the 20
th century when American soldiers tasted it while stationed in Italy. Check
out this video to learn more about pizza and how it became a favorite
food that traveled all the way from places like Italy to Palo Alto, California.