Friends of the internet, it's high time we discussed a food item that has besmirched the good name of pizzas everywhere for far too long.
You know what I am talking about.: Hawaiian pizza. This "food" is disgusting, and any self-respecting pizza connoisseur should never, ever order one under any circumstances.
It's a commonly known fact that pizza is the best food in the world. That much is true.
Pizza is *ALSO* one of those rare foods that even when it's objectively "bad" compared to standard pizza, it's still DELICIOUS. Cold pizza, hot pizza, gourmet pizza, cheap pizza: IT ALSO TASTES AMAZING.
There's really only one way to fuck pizza up: the toppings. You can't screw up the crust, because CARBS. You can't screw up the cheese, because CHEESE. And the sauce is the sauce.
As a rule of thumb, toppings should complement the pizza pie without overwhelming your taste buds. Hawaiian pizza, with its ham and pineapple, fails miserably at this.
You see, pineapple belongs many places — a fruit salad, a tropical cocktail, and maybe one other reason that I'm conveniently forgetting because this is a family site — but a pizza is certainly not one of them.
The sweet juices of the pineapple make the cheese all soggy and the crust all mushy. YUCK.
Additionally, the sugary tropical flavor absolutely overwhelms the flavor of the pie. I mean really, what makes pineapple so special? Name another fruit you'd willingly put on your pizza. I'M WAITING.
Additionally, ham is also low-key an ingredient that should never, ever be on a pizza. Are Italians known for their ham? NO. They're known for PROSCIUTTO, which is frickin' DELICIOUS and puts regular ham to shame.
If you really want some meat on your pizza, prosciutto or that old standby pepperoni will absolutely do the trick. Leave the ham for your elementary school lunch sandwiches.
To top that all off (pun intended) we need to talk about how Hawaiian pizza isn't even from Hawai'i. It was invented in CANADA of all places. Quit lying to us, Hawaiian pizza.
So to wrap things up, do yourself a favor and never, ever order a Hawaiian pizza, because it is truly EVIL.