When we think of pizza, we see several steaming hot pieces laden with delicious toppings straight in the control of the delivery man or either fresh from your oven. Did you understand pizza has a long, fascinating history and has been written and discussed by some the planet’s most famous people of time?
Works have been written by some well-known writers throughout history especially about pizza for making it with in-depth discussions regarding the many toppings and sauces which can be utilized, including recipes.
Italian immigrants primarily introduced pizza to the United States pizza, as well as a guy by the name of Gennaro Lombardi, holds the distinction of being the first to make it in the United States at his pizzeria in NY in the early 20th century. As it’s across the Atlantic nevertheless, pizza hadn’t yet increased the popularity in this nation and demand for the dish didn’t begin until following the 2nd World War.
Now, a lot of people in states enjoy pizza throughout the planet but still written and talked about fondly by those that adore this ageless classic.
Recipe of Scamorza and Artichoke Pizza
Ingredients you need
- Half cup extra virgin olive oil
- Four garlic cloves, finely chopped
- One pound pizza dough
- One tablespoon dried oregano
- One 15 ounce can tomato puree
- Twelve ounces smoked scamorza or regular mozzarella cheese
- One jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained
- One bunch long green onions, chopped
- One jar roasted red peppers, drained
- Four sprigs fresh thyme
- One can black olives, sliced
- Half teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- Half teaspoon salt
How to make it?
Initially, you are required to preheat the oven to 350 degrees
On a baking sheet first, roast the finely chopped four cloves of garlic in an olive oil for about 30 minutes. After roasting allow garlic to cool.
Now brush some olive oil on baking sheet or pizza pan
Into the dough knead the roasted garlic then shape it into two smaller pizza or 1 large pizza base.
Gradually increase the temperature of the oven to 450 degrees
In a small saucepan, add the oregano and tomato puree and bring to boil, then cool it down.
First, brush the olive oil on the dough (pizza base) subsequently spread the cooled down sauce evenly on the top of pizza dough.
Chop or dice the mozzarella cheese or scamorza into small pieces and evenly spread on the pizza. Add the artichoke heart, onions, sliced black olives, roasted red peppers and springs of thyme to the pizza. Sprinkle some pepper and salt on top.
For about 25 minutes bake the pizza or until the crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.