Pizza Toppings Real Italians Swear By
Experts tell us what eaters in Naples and Rome really put on their pies.
A Mozzarella You'll Crave
Regular, shredded mozzarella is the standard-bearer on pies both in Italy and the U.S. However, Gemignani says, Italian chefs (in Naples, especially) also love mozzarella di bufala (buffalo mozzarella); it's infinitely more creamy and flavorful than the regular stuff. And smoked mozzarella doesn't usually appear on American pies, but Italians reach for it often to add deeper flavor to white pizzas.