Favorite Pizza Toppings and Ingredients from around the World

India’s most popular toppings:

Pickled ginger, minced mutton, paneer (a form of cottage cheese), and tofu are popular. Another favorite is “tikka”, chicken that has been marinated in a spicy yogurt sauce.

Russia’s most popular toppings:

Mockba, a combination of tuna, sardines, salmon, mackerel, red herring, and onions, is popular. This pizza is typically served cold.

Brazil’s most popular toppings:

Green peas (what’s up with that, Brazil?), corn, raisins, hearts of palm, and hard boiled eggs are popular ingredients.

Japan’s most popular toppings:

Eel, squid, and Mayo Jaga (a mix of mayonnaise, potato, and bacon) is are most popular; teriyaki chicken is another well-liked option.

France’s most popular toppings:

Also called tarte flambée with bacon, onion, and fresh cream atop a thin layer of dough. This combination originated in Bas-Rhin, Alsace, in the northeast of France.

Germany’s most popular toppings:

A popular pizza topping is canned tuna, mixed with other toppings or on its own.

Sweden’s most popular toppings:

Peanuts, chicken, bananas, pineapple, and curry powder-topped pizza is a favorite.

Pakistan’s most popular toppings:

Curry, chicken tikka, and achari chicken pizzas are all popular.

Australia’s most popular toppings:

Ham, bacon, and egg pizza is quintessential breakfast fare, and shrimp, pineapple, and BBQ sauce pizzas are also popular.

Costa Rica’s most popular toppings:

Not satisfied with pineapple on their pizzas, Costa Ricans mix it up by adding coconut and shrimp to their pizza.

Netherlands’s most popular toppings:

Shawarma (grilled lamb) is a popular topping in the Netherlands along with a “Double Dutch” pizza consisting of double meat, double onion, and double cheese.

Greece’s most popular toppings:

The Hellenic pizza includes classic Greek flavors such as feta cheese, oregano, olives, fresh tomato, onion, green pepper, and pepperoni.

Portugal’s most popular toppings:

Popular ingredients include linguica, a garlicky local sausage, and chorizo, a Spanish sausage.

United States’ most popular toppings:

Pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, onion, green pepper, and extra cheese are the most popular options.