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Tasty and Traditional Sicilian Pizza

Sicilian pizza originated in the Palermo region of Sicily. Unlike with many other pizza recipes, the cheese on a Sicilian pizza goes underneath the sauce. An authentic Sicilian pizza recipe will call for anchovies and pecorino cheese. Sicilian pizza in the United States is usually a square pie with thick dough and is called tomato pie.

You will find it throughout Italian-American parts of New Jersey and New York, especially in the Utica area of New York where a lot of Sicilians live. Tomato pie is usually served in an aluminum-baking sheet. In this Sicilian pizza recipe, we are using an authentic dough and tasty Sicilian pizza toppings, including anchovies and pecorino cheese.

Enjoy pizza made the authentic Sicilian way by making this special pizza recipe. The traditional taste of Sicily is apparent in every bite of this lovely dish. The dough is really easy to prepare so, even if you have never made your own pizza crust before, you will find it fun and simple to make. The crust is topped with tomato concentrate, 2 kinds of cheese, and all the other toppings. Continue reading

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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