I present you my not-so-comprehensive research on pizza in Sweden. From what I have seen, Swedes don’t order one larger pizza to share but rather each person orders a single one for themselves. And boy howdy do they have some crazy flavors!
Because I avoid eating gluten, I don't eat much pizza. But I have found that pizzerias here in Sweden usually offer a gluten-free crust so I have tried it. Sometimes it's a good alternative, sometimes not. And like all things gluten free, it costs more. One must add 15 kronor to the price when asking for gluten- free. My friend says that is strange because since it is missing something, it should be cheaper. (ha ha)
Okay, but what about those crazy flavors? I present to you a selection of flavors from the local joint in Uppsala. (I haven't noticed that you can "build your own" from scratch, instead you choose one of their flavors--though I am sure you can add or remove items...)
Cheapest (65 kr. approximately $9.28)
The "Calzone" pizza has ham, mushrooms, and shrimp.
The "Campagniola" pizza has salami, onions, and shrimp. (What is it with all the shrimp on pizza?)
The "Oriental" pizza has hamburger meat and onions.
The next level of pizzas, a little more expensive… (75 kr.)
The "Big Ben" boasts ham, asparagus, and...béarnaise sauce.
The "Hawaii" has ham and pineapple (okay, normal) and then…bananas (ewww!)
More expensive… (85 kr.)
"The Amigo" offers hamburger, leeks, paprika, pepperoni, tomatoes, taco sauce, and béarnaise sauce
Most expensive… (95 kr.)
The "Pescatore" has shredded pork, pineapple, bananas, shrimp, and, wait for it...curry
What's your favorite flavor? Weirdest pizza you've ever seen? Post a comment. I'm curious!