Pizza (i, Italian pronunciation: [ˈpittsa]) is an oven-baked, flat, roond breid teepically topped wi a tomatae sauce, cheese an various toppins. Pizza wis oreeginally inventit in Naples, Italy, an the dish haes syne acome popular in mony pairts o the warld. An establishment that maks an sells pizzas is cried a "pizzeria". Mony varieties o pizza exist warldwide, alang wi several dish variants based upon pizza. In 2009, upon Italy's request, Neapolitan pizza wis safeguarded in the European Union as a Tradeetional Specialty Guaranteed dish.