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Remco Evenepoel and his rainbow pizza
Remco Evenepoel and his rainbow pizza
(Image credit: Luc Claessen / Getty)

Italian food has established itself as the world’s favourite cuisine. But almost as popular as the food itself is the tradition of Italians being offended at other nation’s takes on it - it’s even spawned its own Twitter account.

A YouGov survey in 2022 found Italians horrified at practices like putting ketchup on pasta, putting pasta in cold water and then boiling it and, of course, putting pineapple on pizza.

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