A few years ago, the idea of making a college-style pizza at your house was something that seemed to be something that a lot of people would be happy to see happen.
It was a dream that would happen, in a way, because of the internet and the availability of food trucks.
Now, though, the college pizza craze is getting a lot bigger.
A new trend is emerging, where college-inspired food is popping up in restaurants and cafeterias across the country, often in places like D.C. and New York City.
And with so many pizza chains and pizzerias popping up across the nation, many college students are now taking advantage of the opportunities to make their own college pizza.
But this year, some of the students who made their own pizza have become the focus of a national conversation, thanks to a video that went viral.
A few weeks ago, students at St. Andrews University in Scotland, UK, were given the opportunity to make college pizza for the first time.
And it’s not the first of its kind.
A similar program has been rolling out in the U.S. since 2011.
In all, there are roughly 20 pizza schools nationwide, according to Pizza School, which is a nonprofit that promotes entrepreneurship among college students.
According to PizzaSchool, the program is “about making pizza for your friends, and making pizza to impress your peers.”
That includes a few basic tips.
“For students who are starting a business, the basic ingredients are simple,” the company says on its website.
“We suggest that you make it with whole wheat flour, but you can also use whole wheat, rye, and coconut flour, which are also great if you have a big budget.”
A few basic ingredients to make your own college-made pizza.
Photo via Pizza SchoolIf you’re new to making your own pizza, Pizza School suggests that you start with a “small batch” of ingredients.
You can use ingredients like whole wheat bread, whole wheat pasta, or even whole wheat pizza sauce.
But for a full-on college pizza, you should definitely go for something a little bit larger, PizzaSchool advises.
“Start with the ingredients that you think you can use in the college experience, and then make your pizza in the kitchen,” PizzaSchool says on their website.
If that sounds like you, Pizza Schools has you covered.
“We also have recipes for pizza that are more suited for the dining hall or the cafeteria environment,” Pizza School says.
“If you want to go out to eat, and want to try out some of their food, then you should consider making that part of your college experience.”
You can check out Pizza School’s college pizza recipe here, but for the full-fledged college experience—and to see what kind of pizza you can make at home—you’ll need to look no further than Pizza School.