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Pepperoni

Pepperoni is a common topping for pizza made out of beef or pork. It is considered a type of sausage and is mildly spicy. Pepperoni pizzas are cheese pizzas with pepperoni on top or underneath the cheese. It is the most common and popular pizza topping.

History Edit

Pepperoni originally came from Italy where it was a type of salami made from fermented pork. In the United States it is often made out of beef, or a beef and pork mix. The nomenclature behind the name pepperoni is a convoluted corruption of the Italian word for bell peppers. In turn, it came to refer to spicy foods in general and eventually came to refer to pepperoni proper.

TriviaEdit

  • In Italy it's called sallame piccante.

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