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Chef Network Recipes: Chef John Franchetti presents the Christmas Pizza

Merry Christmas from Academia Barilla, Italian Food Lovers and, of course, from [...]

Merry Christmas from Academia Barilla, Italian Food Lovers and, of course, from our guest Chefs at the Italian Food Lovers Chef Network!

Yesterday we introduced a new entry for our Guest Chef Series, Chef John Franchetti, and today he is ready to share with us his first recipe: The Christmas Pizza!

This is a pretty simple recipe that everybody at your Christmas table will love. Chef Franchetti definitely loves pizza – look how happy he looks in the picture below, while he’s eating a pizza in the street of Naples on a Vespa! Forget gourmet! Just keep it simple, like today’s recipe!



Ready? Let’s go to the kitchen!

CHRISTMAS PIZZA
A recipe by Chef John Franchetti
(serves 4)

INGREDIENTS

- 5oz pizza dough
- Academia Barilla Monti Iblei extra virgin olive oil
- 8 pc. shaved garlic
- 1 sprig chopped oregano
- 1/2 oz lardo
- 1/4 Amagaki Persimmons
- 1 sprinkle grated Academia Barilla Pecorino cheese
- a few drops of Academia Barilla Balsamic Vinegar of Modena aged 3-years

PREPARATION

Pin out the pizza dough to 14 inches in diameter and drizzle on the olive oil.

Sprinkle the garlic, oregano persimmons, lardo, and the pecorino cheese.

Bake in wood fired pizza oven for 1 and 1/2 minutes, spinning the pizza 3 times.

Remove from oven and cut in 6 pieces, drizzle with balsamic, serve hot and Buon Natale!

Buon Natale (Merry Christmas) to you too, Chef Franchetti – and Merry Christmas to all our readers!

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