Category Archives: Pizza

When Pizza Went Gourmet: Why Australians Love the Gourmet Trend

Pizza has become one of the Australia’s favourite dishes. That’s surprising considering that pizza was only really introduced in Australia in the late-1940s, when Italians and Greeks migrated to Australia following the Second World War. Since then, our country’s pizza market has evolved rapidly.

Family owned pizza shops started opening in the late 1950s, followed by the larger chain pizza shops in the 1970s and 1980s. Yet, Australia has been at the forefront of the latest pizza trend: Gourmet pizza.

In fact, according to the Pizza Restaurants and Takeaway in Australia survey – which was recently released by market research …

Saving Up for Xmas Expenses? Have This Weeks Date Night at Home!

It’s that time of year again! Sleigh bells a ringing, temperatures soaring, Chrissy decorations in full swing, and Mariah Carey being played everywhere from your local shopping center to the Bunnings down the road. While that’s all fine and dandy, the thing about this time of year is that it’s not only cheery, but can be super stressful, too.

Also Read: Why Australians will Always Love Pizza

The Christmas crunch
When Christmas time rolls around you know that it’s also time to stump up the cash time, too. Time for present buying, holidays, tickets to Christmas parties, catch ups for lunches …

Even with The Growth of Gourmet Pizzas We Still Love Our Traditional Toppings

Can you name one person that doesn’t like pizza? Go ahead – try it – just a one? You see, even though we’ve all got different tastes in pizzas, whether that be a tomato or BBQ base, those delicious (or disgusting?) little fishes called anchovies, double cheese or without cheese for the vegans, pineapple or “pineapple doesn’t belong on pizza”, and even gluten free bases for those of us who aren’t built for gluten, everybody loves their pizza.

The amazing thing about pizza is that there is one out there for absolutely everyone. Those crazy Chicagoans even have the deep dish …

Why Home Delivery is Such a Favoured Option in Australia

Us Aussies love a cheeky home delivery or two. Whether it’s a bunch of pizzas for the party or a chicken schnitzel that doesn’t require a trip to the pub, we do love our convenience! Sometimes, the idea of going out to pick up food is just too much.

Occasionally, we just want our home delivery! So, at what times do you find yourself reaching for the phone or opening up an app? If you’re like the rest of us this is probably due to one of these things…


The busy lifestyle

Between picking the kids up from netball, rushing to complete a …

Reasons We Will Return Again and Again to Our Favourite Pizza Place

Why is it that with pizza we’re afraid to go to different places? Once we find a good one we want to call them up again and again and place our favourite order! Here’s why people return time and again to their favourite pizza joints, even if they’re halfway across town.

P.S. If you haven’t tried Box Hill Bubba Pizza you might be missing out on a new favourite!
The pizzas are consistent
There’s nothing worse than delicious pizza one time and then ordering it again and it’s a let down! With your favourite pizza joint you know just what you’re going …

Why Australians will Always Love Pizza

Australians will always love pizza because Italian cuisine in general (not just pizza!) is inherently part of Australia’s history, culture and our community. For example, in the Victorian suburb of Warrndyte and surrounds Italians make up roughly 2% of the area. Today, Italians span the fourth largest ethnic group in Australia. There was a large influx of Italian migrants during the Gold Rush resulting in a heavy concentration of Italians residing in Victoria, which is true even today.


As Australia is comparatively a new country, it makes total sense that one of the major ethnic groups to migrate and contribute …

The 5 Best Pizza Toppings of all time

What makes a great pizza you ask? You might have your opinions (and preferences!) but since the very beginning there are certain ingredients that have really shaped the creation of pizza. Can you guess what these ingredients might be? Some like cheese, basil, tomatoes, onion and garlic were at the forefront and paved the way for pizza to come to life!

The below pizza toppings are still very popular and used in various combinations nowadays on most pizza menus. There are slight differences depending where you go around the world, but they all hark back to their true Italian origin.  Are …