Take a Pizza the Action Fun Quiz!

Win a Pizza Baking Set


Take a Pizza the Action Fun Quiz!

plus WIN a fabulous Joseph Joseph rolling pin, pizza wheel & cutter

This week we’re going to have a bit of fun with a quiz!

What started off as a humble dish consumed by peasants in the fields of the Mediterranean is now the UK’s favourite. We are talking of course about pizza, the most popular food purchased in British restaurants today, and the second most popular item bought in supermarkets for dinner.

But how much do you know about our favourite food?

Take the quiz…

1 Gordon Ramsey’s Maze restaurant pizza cost how much?
A £75   B £100   C £175

2 From where are pizzas thought to originate?
A Rome   B New York   C Naples

3 In the USA, how many slices are eaten every second?
A 350   B 450   C 550

4 The greatest number of pizza slices eaten in 10 minutes is…
A 37   B 41   C 50

5 What is the most popular pizza topping?
A Pepperoni   B Mushrooms   C Ham

6 When did the term ‘pizza’ first appear?
A 226 BC   B 997 AD   C 1641 AD

7 Curry powder is a favourite topping in which country?
A India   B Sweden   C Russia

8 How many pizza places are there in the USA?
A 12,000   B 33,000   C 61,000

9 How wide was the largest pizza ever baked?
A 37.4m   B 45.8m   C 51m

10 How many pizzas are eaten globally each year?
A 5 million   B 50 million   C 5 billion

So how did you do?
1   £100 Gordon Ramsey’s Maze in London served a thin-crust, wood fire-baked pizza topped with onion puree, white truffle paste, fontina cheese, baby mozzarella, pancetta, cep mushrooms, wild mizuna lettuce and garnished with fresh shavings of a rare Italian white truffle.
2  Naples Modern pizza evolved from similar flatbread dishes in the 18th or early 19th century.
3   350 slices of pizza are eaten every second. That’s 1,260,000 every hour!
4   41 Californian Joey Chestnut broke the record in 2010.
5   Pepperoni followed by mushrooms then ham.
6  997AD The term pizza first appeared in a Latin text from the Italian town of Gaeta.
7  Sweden Who would have guessed? They top their pizzas with chicken, pineapple, peanuts, banana & curry powder!
8   61,000 93 per cent of Americans have eaten pizza in the last month.
9   37.4m It was baked at Norwood Hypermarket, Norwood, South Africa.
10   5 billion Americans account for a third of the global market.


Dairy Diary 2016Making your own pizzas is simple!

In the 2016 Dairy Diary we show you how easy it is to make amazing pizza at home.

Click here for more information on the book and how to buy.




Win a Pizza Baking Set

Win a super Pizza Baking Set

To help you create the perfect pizza Lakeland have kindly given us this amazing, Joseph Joseph rolling pin, pizza stone and cutter to give away.





This super prize has been supplied by our friends at Lakeland.


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