Fresh Mozzarella

Fresh Mozzarella   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 2 gallons water ⅓ cup sea salt or kosher salt 1 pound whole milk curd Instructions In a large stockpot, add and stir the sea salt into the water. Bring the water to a temperature of around 160 F. Stir again to make sureMore »

Mozzarella in Carrozza

Mozzarella in Carrozza   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 12 slices soft white bread 6 thick slices (about 1 pound) part-skim, low moisture mozzarella 4 extra-large eggs, lightly beaten ½ cup milk 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup unsalted butterMore »

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 pound large, fresh mushrooms 1 slice prosciutto, minced 2 tablespoons grated Romano or Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons seasoned, dry bread crumbs 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon minced parsley 1 egg Salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup water ¼ cup olive oilMore »

Garlic Shrimp Bruschetta Flatbread

Garlic Shrimp Bruschetta Flatbread   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 3 cups hot water (110 F) 1-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 7 cups flour ½ teaspoon kosher salt 1 pound raw shrimp ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ½ cup fresh chopped garlic ¼ cup fresh chopped herbs (basil, parsley, sage) ¼More »

Pizza alla Treviso

Pizza alla Treviso   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 14-inch pizza crust 8 ounces tomato puree or all-purpose ground tomatoes 1 teaspoon oregano, dried 1 teaspoon basil, dried 2 tablespoons Romano cheese, grated 8 ounces mozzarella and provolone cheese blend (50/50) ½ cup red bell pepper, chopped ½ cup green bellMore »

Calamari Fritti

Calamari Fritti   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 2 pounds squid rings 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper Instructions Heat the oil in deep fryer to 375 F. In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Toss the squid rings in the flour mixture to coat.More »

Fried Mozzarella

Fried Mozzarella   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 pound mozzarella string cheese or sticks cut from a block 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs, lightly beaten Oil for frying Marinara sauce for dipping Instructions Use three bowls or plates – one bowl for the flour, one for the egg and oneMore »

Olivada

Olivada   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 minced clove garlic ¼ teaspoon anchovy paste ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 6 ounces pitted oil-cured black olives Instructions Place garlic, anchovy paste and 3 tablespoons of the olive oil in a food processor to a paste. Add enough of the remaining olive oilMore »

Deep-Fried Artichoke Hearts

Deep-Fried Artichoke Hearts   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 2 eggs ½ cup whole milk 1 15-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered 1-1/2 cups seasoned dry breadcrumbs Vegetable oil for frying ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese Instructions In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Place seasoned breadcrumbs in aMore »

Greek Loukanika Sausage

Greek Loukanika Sausage   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 5 pounds boneless lamb shoulder, lean and fat ground 1 cup red wine 2 tablespoons garlic, finely chopped 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons ground allspice 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano or mint 2 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon pepper Instructions Combine allMore »