National Pizza Day is almost upon us... All around the capital, restaurants are cooking up special pizzas to commerate the Day of the Dough.
We've selected six of our favourites, from Ghanian-inspired pizzas at 400 Rabbits to a pizza cocktail from Bunga Bunga.
30-32 Westow St, SE19 3AH; 143 Evelina Road, SE15 3HB
400 Rabbits and Zoe's Ghana Kitchen have teamed up to create two Ghanaian pizzas running the whole of February. The meat offering is Jollof nine-spice ground lamb, spicy peanut sauce, cassava, spring onions, tomatoes and mozzarella, while the vegetarian pizza includes Ghanaian chilli, garlic-marinated baby aubergines, shito mayonnaise, yellow peppers, rocket, tomatoes and goat's cheese.
Yard Sale Pizza
105 Lower Clapton Rd, E5 0NP; 54 Blackstock Road, N4 2DW; 15 Hoe Street, E17 4SD
Yard Sale Pizza are collaborating with street food heroes Biff's Jack Shack to offer a crispy jackfruit vegan pizza, which will be available from 15 January-11 February. Toppings include Biff’s Crispy Fried Jackfruit, Buffalo Sauce, Blue Cheese Sauce, Fresh ‘Slaw, Coriander, and a Yoghurt Dressing.
Nonna’s Gelato has created a ‘Margarita Gelato Pizza Cake’ – made of brioche dough base and crust. The pizza cake is topped with basil-infused Fior di Latte gelato with a sweet tomato coulis ripple and garnished with candied basil leaves. leaves. The cake will be available at the Hawker House event on 8 February, at all three Yard Sale sites on National Pizza Day, as well as in 125ml tub-form for takeaway.
Made with activated charcoal-infused dough, Prezzo's new pizzas will be available in two flavours from Friday 9 February onwards. Holding down the fort for all the meat lovers out there is the fiery Etna, which sees garlic, chilli and tomato come together over a deliciously dark pizza base with a smattering of calabrese sausage, pepperoni, spicy roquito chilli pearls, rocket and mozzarella scattered over the top. On the veggie side, is Prezzo's Monte Bianco – a tomato-less charcoal pizza made from a béchamel sauce base, fresh mozzarella, truffle-infused oil and rocket.
Bunga Bunga are launching a pizza cocktail which will run across the weekend. It will be a mixture of Italian Dry Gin, Aperol, cherry tomatoes and basil syrup, topped with a Burrata and Peroni beer foam.
Pizza Pilgrims are working with Temper's Neil Rankin to reinvent the Hawaiian pizza. Does pineapple belong on pizza? You decide.
Find out how to get your exclusive 30% discount on Friday 9 February at nationalpizzaday.co.uk