Pope Francis received a custom-made pizza delivered straight to the popemobile while traveling in Naples on Saturday.

Pizzeria Don Ernesto Makes Pope Francis A Custom Pizza

Roberto Biscardi, owner of Naples’ Pizzeria Don Ernesto, created a special pizza for Pope Francis after the Pope expressed his desire to eat pizza anonymously, without the fame and recognition that comes to being the Pope. “Pizza is the most important food in Naples. That was a great occasion for us to give the Pope the loves we have for him. He is a great person,” Biscardi recounted to HuffPost.

While the Pope was riding around in the popemobile Sunday, Biscardi and head chef, Enzo Cacialli, were allowed past security and delivered their pizza straight to Pope Francis. “The bodyguard at some point realized our good intensions and invited Enzo to approach. We are proud that the pope accepted,” Biscardy said.

Biscardi said the Pope graciously accepted the pizza: “He said: ‘Thank you, son. I will eat it later.” Cacialli was inspired by the Vatican’s official colors, white and cold, to create the white buffalo mozzarella and ricotta cheese pizza. The chef also wrote out “Il Papa” in dough.

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