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Traditional Sicilian Pizza Dough Recipe

Sicily is world renowned for its excellent pizzas and, with the following recipe, you can learn how to make pizza dough the authentic way. This Sicilian pizza dough recipe contains yeast, flour, water, oil, sugar and salt and needs to double in size so begin making it a while before you are ready to bake the pizza.

For the best pizza topping, slice your ingredients finely. A good topping for this pizza crust would be garlic, fresh spinach, tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, mushrooms, Parmesan, feta, and mozzarella. Then you can drizzle some olive oil on the top and add salt and pepper before baking.

Sicilian pizza has quite a thick crust and is like deep-dish pizza. It is thought this style of pizza has been enjoyed on the western side of Sicily since the mid-1800s. This kind of pizza is also available in the United States, where it usually comes in a rectangular shape. Continue reading

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