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Pizza Della Repubblica

Pizza Della Repubblica

An Italian pizza which uses delicious ingredients from all over the country

  • Serves: 4

What you need:

For the dough:

  • 700g Strong White Bread Flour
  • 1 Sachet Hovis Bread Yeast
  • 400ml Warm Water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Olive Oil
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • Handful of Polenta Flour (Corn Meal)

For the topping:

  • 1 jar Loyd Grossman tomato & balsamic vinegar sauce
  • 75-80g Proscuitto di Parma slices
  • 75-80g Milano Salami slices
  • 100g artichokes in olive oil
  • 1 large buffalo mozzarella ball, in slices
  • 2 handfuls of rocket leaves

What you do:

For the dough:

  1. Mix together the flour, salt and yeast
  2. Make a well in the centre and add the warm water and two tablespoons of olive oil
  3. Bring it together into a dough and knead well for 5-10 minutes, either on a floured surface or in a mixer
  4. Place in a lightly oiled bowl and cover with cling film
  5. Leave in a warm place for 1-2 hours after which it should have doubled in size
  6. Heat oven to 240C/fan 220C /gas 8
  7. Knock back the dough and fold in the chopped garlic
  8. Split the dough into two and roll each half out into a large, thin circle
  9. Dust two large flat baking trays with polenta (or plain flour if not using) and place on the disks of dough

For the topping:

  1. Put the Loyd Grossman sauce in a saucepan, bring to the boil and gently cook down until it becomes a thick paste and has halved in quantity
  2. Leave to cool down to room temperature
  3. Smooth the sauce over bases with the back of a spoon
  4. Scatter with mozzarella cheese slices, salami and proscuitto di parma
  5. Season with salt and pepper and bake for 8-10 mins until crisp
  6. Remove from oven and place onto serving plates, top with rocket leaves and a little olive oil

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