Forget all the pizza knowledge you have acquired throughout your pizza-adoring life, because it is time for a reset!
A pizza is not just a brilliant edible plate to help you transport tomato sauce smothered with mozzarella into your mouth, it is also –and more importantly- a white canvas that you can paint with all the yummiest flavour combos on the planet. And when I’m talking about flavour combos, I don’t mean the usual peperoni-cheese/ tuna-olive / ham-pineapple (oh horror!)/ …
Oh no. What I mean by yummy flavour combos are those bonkers, stylish, avant-garde flavours you would normally never put on a pizza. Not in a million years. And yet you do it, because you’re the Queen of Flavour Bombs and trust your own foodie instincts.
A couple of days ago, I (the one and only Queen of Flavour Bombs) had a pizza epiphany:
I.Put. Strawberries. On. My. Pizza.
I put strawberries on my pizza.
Merely saying it, makes my mind boggle with foodie lust.
Seriously, dear readers and fellow pizza aficionados. This pizza is in every possible way the best thing on this whole damn planet (and far far beyond!).
It’s the classic, posh combination of strawberries, pink peppercorn and balsamic vinegar.
Put on pizza dough.
Together with goat’s cheese.
Some extra juicy nectarine.
And to finish some fragrant basil.
I’m in heaven.
And if you would like to join me – there is plenty of room on my cloud – here is the recipe:
- One pizza sheet
- 1 nectarine, cut into slices
- 2 handfuls of strawberries, sliced
- 100gr mozzarella, thinly sliced
- 100gr goats cheese, crumbled
- Basil (lots and lots of it)
- Balsamic vinegar
- Pink peppercorns, crushed
- Preheat the oven to 250°C.
- Roll out your pizza dough and brush with olive oil. Sprinkle on some salt, pink peppercorn and basil leaves.
- Layer the pizza with thin mozzarella sliced. Season with salt and pink pepper.
- Now put on the fruit. Season with pink pepper.
- Crumble on the goats cheese.
- Put in the oven for 15 minutes.
- Before serving, drizzle on some balsamic vinegar and sprinkle lots of basil leaves over the top.