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Pizza Bianca - alla Roscioli and others...

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#1 weinoo

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 11:33 AM

After a fantastic trip to Rome earlier this month (more to come, at some point), I needed to try (again) my hand at pizza bianca, Rome's favorite food to eat out of hand.  Forno and Roscioli are but 2 examples, and they're both great. 


Last night I started a no-knead, high-hydration dough; about 75% hydration, only water, flour, salt and yeast.  Kenji's recipe here is a good one.


Prior to baking...

Pizza bianca before.jpg



Pizza bianca after.jpg


The structure of the dough...

Pizza bianca structure.jpg


Sliced and stuffed with a bit of Prosciutto San Daniele...

Pizzaa bianca sandwich.jpg


Bill Klapp will be happy to know I used no fancy equipment!

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