Pineapple on Pizza?

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by drmilktruck, May 16, 2021.

Does Pineapple Belong on a Pizza

Poll closed May 23, 2021.
  1. Absolutely!

    43 vote(s)
    38.1%
  2. Never!

    40 vote(s)
    35.4%
  3. Sometimes.

    29 vote(s)
    25.7%
  4. Splunge!

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  1. stevo

    stevo Friend of Fred

    May 1, 2012
    Atlanta
    My son's favorite is pineapple / ham. Not my favorite, but it's a good pizza.
     
  2. Floo

    Floo Country Gent

    Dec 16, 2012
    Elmshorn, Germany
    Although I wouldn't order it in a real italian restaurant (you'd get crucified for ordering fruits on your pizza!), I like the taste of feta and cheese with pineapple. So I'm in the "sometimes"-camp, because I love my life and wouldn't want it to end in an italian restaurant before my time has come.
     
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  3. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa Cruz
    The battle rages supreme in our house. It really could be indicative of a geographical split. Son in law who lives with us is a professional culinary school trained chef from the New York area and rants on every time we order Hawaiian Pizza. We live on the Pacific Coast which is about as close as you can get to Hawaii without being wet......
     
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  4. stiv

    stiv Country Gent

    Sep 12, 2014
    Florence, Italy
    I’ve eaten one in Vancouver long time ago without knowing it (I didn’t check on the menu what “Springtime Pizza” was) and I didn’t like it, but just because I don’t like pineapple at all.
    I live in Florence and I’m pretty sure that on some tourist traps you could have something like that, but on most parts of Italy (especially on the south) it doesn’t really matter if you like it or not, ‘cause nobody would cook you any. :)
     
  5. Hammerhands

    Hammerhands Country Gent

    Aug 26, 2011
    Winnipeg
    The Hawaiian Pizza is a classic Canadian pizza.

    It was the only pizza I would eat between ages 6 and 10. After that it was shrimp pizza for a short time, and taco pizza if I was at the Pizza Hut in Grand Forks or Fargo.
     
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  6. larryr

    larryr Synchromatic

    673
    Mar 6, 2012
    Camarillo, Ca.
  7. G5422T

    G5422T Country Gent

    May 24, 2012
    usa
    P on P?

    Just say NO! LOL but serious.
     
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  8. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

    Age:
    65
    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
    For me, nope.

    For you, whatever floats your boat.
     
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  9. ramjac

    ramjac Synchromatic

    910
    Aug 14, 2011
    Wisconsin
    Sometimes. I don’t see it as either the sacrilege or the signal of virtue that the Internet makes it out to be. It only becomes an issue when someone uses too much or it’s too wet and the crust gets soggy.
     
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  10. speedicut

    speedicut Friend of Fred

    Jun 5, 2012
    Alabama
    Put whatever you want on your pizza, I don't care...
    I'll eat pineapple on a pie, black olives too!
     
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  11. Wozob

    Wozob Country Gent

    Jul 6, 2014
    The Netherlands
    I don’t like pineapple, also not on pizza. But I don’t mind others having pineapple on pizza. Go ahead if you like it. Maybe not done in Italy, but I’m Dutch. I don’t have taste. I also put chocolate on bread. So I voted sometimes.
     
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  12. Stefan87

    Stefan87 Country Gent

    May 20, 2019
    Brisbane, Australia
    Hawaiian is the number one ordered pizza in my house, followed by BBQ chicken so to me it is a definite yes.
     
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  13. Henry

    Henry I Bleed Orange

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Doesn't bother me. I generally prefer not to have sweets in my savory food but Pineapple is probably my favorite sweet ingredient for savory food. One of my favorite dishes is Brussel sprouts, bacon, Pineapple, whole garlic cloves, soy sauce all roasted.
     
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  14. heinzman

    heinzman Gretschie

    ...digusting !!! Part of my family is italian...
     
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  15. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    73
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    I love Pineapple and I love pizza, just not together! I order my favorite local pizza (The Supreme) with NO pineapple or Bell Pepper but EXTRA anchovies! :cool::D
     
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  16. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

    Age:
    71
    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    Hawaiian Pizza was invented in Canada. Go figure.
    The consensus seems to be running 50/50.
    I'm beginning to seriously wonder about half of you guys.
     
  17. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    73
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Years ago I had a McDonalds Fiji burger while on holidays in (you guessed it) Fiji. It came with pineapple rings on top of the meat patty and extra pineapple on the side just in case........:eek::eek::eek:
     
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  18. ZackyDog

    ZackyDog Friend of Fred

    Age:
    56
    Feb 6, 2015
    In the USA
    A good pizza stands on its own, with out any "embellishments" like Pineapple, Barbecue Chicken, etc.

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  19. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    I definitely put this in the “who gives a crap?” file.
    I like pineapple on my pizza sometimes. Sometimes I don’t. I also like anchovies on my pizzas.
    I dislike olives, but some folks love them.
    What other people do with their pie is of no concern to me.
     
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  20. Zeek

    Zeek Country Gent

    May 29, 2016
    Illinois USA
    I would only use a pineapple as a WEAPON.

    I LOVE ... LOVE ham.. but will not touch it if it has that on it.

    and a big NO on pizza...

    My wife opens a can every time we have pizza, LOL
     
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