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Old 27.04.2010, 18:43
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

I've been experimenting with a pizza that I had in Venice.
Thick squares of focacacia (sp) style pizza with slices of potato, cheese, rosemary, and pancetta. Was cheap in Venice and filled you up for a day of walking around.
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Old 27.04.2010, 19:00
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

When I make Pizza, they tend to get so big, its questionable, whether they are still classified as Pizza, but I usually make a minced meat sauce and spread over the base, then top up with anything and everything.
Normally that is a can of sweetcorn, Broccoli, tomatoes, paprika, pineapple, Bacon, loads of grated cheese, and I just can't stop before they are 7-8 cm tall.

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Old 28.04.2010, 11:23
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

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Normally that is a can of sweetcorn, Broccoli, tomatoes, paprika, pineapple, Bacon, loads of grated cheese, and I just can't stop before they are 7-8 cm tall.
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Wow, that seems quite a lot to me Any chance for a photo?
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

Over homemade sauce (chopped tomatoes (peeled & seeded if you like), olive oil, good amounts of garlic, fresh basil torn up, and oregano, seasoned with salt & pepper cooked up on the stove)
-thinly sliced zucchini
-mushrooms
-chunks of mozzarella
-chorizo (or other spicy sausage)
-On the very top, some finely grated parmesan and basil leaves, drizzled with a tad more olive oil and a bit of salt & pepper.
Pop it in a hot oven of about 200C for 10 mins or so and you should be good to go! If you have the sauce and pizza bases on hand it is such a fast and easy dinner! I'm hungry now!
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Old 20.05.2011, 12:06
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

Ok - it's not pizza but "Flammkuchen" (tarte flambée) and intead of the usual creme fraiche, bacon and onions, I had one recently with Taleggio cheese, mushroom slices and thinly-sliced black truffles. It was fantastic!
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Old 20.05.2011, 12:27
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

My favourite: freshly cut tomatoes with rucola
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Old 20.05.2011, 12:33
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

Make my own dough.
Curio's Pizzaisimo sauce in a can (it's not bad, actually)
Coop grated pizza chees
Some cubed fresh mozzarella
Some hot pepper flakes
Sliced up meatballs from aldi
Some parmesean grated over
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Old 20.05.2011, 12:35
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

We buy the pizza dough (migros, coop etc) and the kids just love to make their own with whatever they find in the fridge, best base sauce is tomato puree and Heinz BBQ sauce (squeezy bottle in Denner) mixed together then with cheese and red onion, cherry tomatoes and ham or salami, oh and extra cheese! Yummy

The BBQ sauce gives a really nice smoky taste.
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Old 20.05.2011, 13:03
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

Grilled eggplant with gorgonzola or mozzarella

Thinly sliced potato with slightly caramelised red onion and some rosemary

semi-dried tomatoes and feta with some rucola
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Old 20.05.2011, 13:12
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

- shop bought pizza base
- slightly watered down tom. puree (not too runny) + dried basil and oregano
- cut/ripped up pieces of salami and big slices of banana

simple but yummy.
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Old 20.05.2011, 13:19
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

Mhhhh I suggest pizza cake - you make it in one of the springform pan, so that in the end it is filled to the top.

You start off with a normal pizza dough at the bottom. Tomatosauce. Then the filling (minced meat, salami, mushrooms, oregano and basil, which you fry all together before you put it on top). Then thick slices of fresh tomatoes and then lots and lots of cheese
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Old 20.05.2011, 13:21
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

Make my own dough, sauce etc. but most importantly I use a base tin with holes and hot oven. I like thin crusty pizza.

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I also roll the dough in cornmeal as a last step.

I have had some great pizza made from chickpea (gram) flour.

I am told that the best way is on a screen on a stone, connoisseurs say that the aluminium pans suck, others say that their dough is too soft and slips down the holes, but it works fine for me.

I also like white pizza with truffle oil- a bit pricey.

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Old 20.05.2011, 13:38
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

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Grilled eggplant with gorgonzola or mozzarella

Thinly sliced potato with slightly caramelised red onion and some rosemary

semi-dried tomatoes and feta with some rucola
Hi…
how do you grill the eggplant? your version of pizza sounds very appetizing
cheers..
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Old 20.05.2011, 13:44
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i also make my own dough and use a pan with holes. in the US i used a stone and a pizza peel to move it in and out. i wish i had a wood stove.

last night, i made one with pesto spread on the dough, fresh tomatoes sliced on top, a mix of asiago, mozarella and provalone cheese and a few anchovies, sometimes i use black oil cured olives instead of the anchovies, or with.( in our house, there is serious anchovy consumption. i use them in pasta sauces rather than salt or chop into salads. )

once out of the oven, a sprinkling of chopped fresh basil on the pizza.

mmmmmmmmmmm
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Old 20.05.2011, 13:53
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

My gas grill is converted to being a pizza oven, with a 25x50x6cm stone.

I've gotten lazy, and now use my bread machine to make the dough (usually start it going before heading back to work after the lunch break).

Toppings can be anything, but always homemade sauce (also usually done over the lunch break) or creme fraiche (if making tarte flambee). Vegtables depend on what's in season, meats vary according to what I'm in the mood for (I have a meat slicer and a lot of various salumi in the fridge). Seafood is another option.

I then often eat the pizza on a bed of rocket (sometimes from the garden, but usually bought).

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Old 20.05.2011, 13:58
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

It seems like I have been conned by the truffle oil and shouldn't be using it- shame I like it! It is surprising as I can usually detect artificial stuff- like vanilla, almond, rum flavouring and never use them. I can only deduce that I haven't had enough of the real truffle to discriminate fully. Now I want to buy fresh truffles- Dang!

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Mr. L’Hommedieu’s recollection involved the late chef Jean-Louis Palladin, with whom he worked at Palladin, a Manhattan restaurant that is now closed. Returning from a trip out of town, Mr. Palladin was enraged to walk into the kitchen and find that in his absence bottles of truffle oil had cropped up everywhere. Grabbing two of them, he called the staff out to the alley behind the restaurant where the garbage was held. He hurled the oil at the side of the building, smashing the glass bottles against the wall. “It’s full of chemicals,” he screamed at his confused and frightened staff members, who scrambled back to the kitchen through the gathering scent of truffle oil mingled with the fetid air of the alley. “No more!”
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Old 20.05.2011, 14:00
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My gas grill is converted to being a pizza oven, with a 25x50x6cm stone.

I've gotten lazy, and now use my bread machine to make the dough (usually start it going before heading back to work after the lunch break).

Toppings can be anything, but always homemade sauce (also usually done over the lunch break) or creme fraiche (if making tarte flambee). Vegtables depend on what's in season, meats vary according to what I'm in the mood for (I have a meat slicer and a lot of various salumi in the fridge). Seafood is another option.

I then often eat the pizza on a bed of rocket (sometimes from the garden, but usually bought).

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Old 20.05.2011, 14:34
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

Any recommendations for pizza stones out there? Where to buy, etc? I made one from stones I bought at Coop, but not too easy to clean. Craving some pizza tonight.
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Old 20.05.2011, 14:50
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Any recommendations for pizza stones out there? Where to buy, etc?
I got mine in Soufflenheim (a bit north of Strasbourg) at a factory where them make them (baked clay, I think).

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Old 20.05.2011, 15:06
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Re: Home made pizza. What do you put on yours?

My husband is in charge of the homemade pizza around here and it's amazing! On his half he makes a homemade sauce of reduced cherry tomatoes and red wine and some tomato puree (I currently have a pregnancy aversion to this, but I'm sure it's incredibly tasty!)...then over the whole pizza he puts olive oil, lots of sauteed broccoli (sauteed with just a bit of garlic and white wine if we have it around), sun dried tomatoes, toasted pinenuts and mozzarella cheese. It is DIVINE. Oh...and when it's bärlauch season he puts bärlauch pesto on it as well...mmmmmmmmmmmmm. I'm a lucky girl!
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