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Naples makes a revolution. He's making pineapple pizza

Naples makes a revolution. He's making pineapple pizza

Anyone who has set foot in Italy knows that there are unwritten rules that must be followed and most importantly of all they revolve around food. Cappuccino after 11am? Only for tourists. Spaghetti Bolognese? A terrible idea. Pineapple on your pizza? Heresy - at least, it was until now.

But 2024 could be the year pineapple pizza takes off in Italy, thanks to Gino Sorbillo, Naples' well-known picajol (pizza maestro), who has added 'pineapple' to his menu on Via dei Tribunali, the famous pizza in the world. Where? In Naples, in the capital of pizza.

The Sorbillo creation, called 'Margherita con Ananas' costs 7 euros.

Naples makes a revolution. He's making pineapple pizza

Pineapple is not the only thing that makes it special. It is a white pizza, stripped of the tomato layer and topped with no less than three types of cheese. The pineapple is also cooked and caramelized.

"Unfortunately people follow the crowd and are conditioned by other people's views, or what they hear," he said.

The pineapple is pre-baked in the oven and then cooled. He then adds smoked provola (a local cow's milk cheese from Campania), extra virgin olive oil and fresh basil, before popping the pizza into his wood-fired oven.