To entice pizza lovers’ craze for all things pizza, Pizza chains like Pizza Hut and Dominoes are creating special fusion pizzas that blends local signature flavors and pizza. In June, Pizza Hut took an in-season fruit – Durian and created a new pizza. Despite its quirky flavor, it was sold at a record of one pizza every ten seconds. Then came stinky tofu pizza. Following fusion pizzas’ success, many pizzerias began to offer their own versions of fusion. Pizza – Japanese strawberry mochi and tabasco pizza, boba milk tea pizz, and spicy ginger and salt duck egg pizza, sticky rice sausage pizza, sesame oil and pork chops pizza, just to name a few.
Vocabulary and Sample Sentences:
A fusion dish – a dish on the menu that is a blend of flavors from different cuisines.
- Pizza hut created a fusion dish that is loved by all
- Fusion dishes are often a challenge to food lovers’ taste buds.
Signature n. – a person’s name written/ a characteristic that can be defined
- Boss pizza in Chiayi has the sticky rice sausage pizza as their signature dish.
- When you open a bank account in Taiwan, you can choose to sign with your signature or use your personal chop.
Boba – tapioca balls / starch balls (transliteration of bubble from bubble tea)
- Boba milk tea is a popular drink around the world
- Boba is made from tapioca powder.