facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Ostrich pizza wins top prize in Sweden

Feb. 4, 2009 at 2:52 PM   |   Comments

KALMAR , Sweden, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Officials with the Swedish Pizza Championships said the top prize went to a pie topped with ostrich fillet, mango, chili and fresh coriander.

Hassan Saraoe of Kalmar impressed the eight-member jury with his Exotic Ostrich Pizza and won $1,200 and the chance to represent his country at the Europe-wide pizza cooking competition, The Local reported Wednesday.

"It was a wow experience when I had a taste. The tastes were very unusual for a pizza," competition manager David Khabbazi said of the ostrich pizza. "The competition was very tough. But when the points were added up Hassan Saraoe won quite convincingly."

© 2009 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Police: Woman said Jesus would pay her bill Police: Woman said Jesus would pay her bill
2
'Ghost' caught on camera at medical center 'Ghost' caught on camera at medical center
3
Police help burglary caller with math homework Police help burglary caller with math homework
4
'Zombie-proof' cabin being sold online 'Zombie-proof' cabin being sold online
5
Watch: Robber bugs clerk, gets sprayed with Raid Watch: Robber bugs clerk, gets sprayed with Raid
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback