The first time I had white pizza, I was living in an Italian neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY. One bite and I was hooked! Soon I became a frequent customer at the nearest pizza shop, ordering the white pizza with broccoli.
My son loves white pizza as well, but with spinach. For years, this was the only way he would eat a vegetable without coercion.
Just like traditional pizzas, white pizza offers endless variety of ways to make and top them. You can truly customize them for your tastes and dietary needs. You can try out Greek style using feta cheese and spinach one week, then opt for roasted red peppers and chicken the next. I do something different every time, but wanted to write up a fun vegetarian recipe to get you started.
The homemade crust is the same one I use for my Picky Eater Pizza. It is easy and predictable, so I’m sticking with it for now. Roasting the garlic cloves in the oven while the dough bakes is fun and the result is fragrant and delicious.
I also tried cheese making last month, using homemade mozzarella and ricotta on some of the white pizzas I made. It was a lot of fun and I better understand now how cheese is formed. To make the cheese, I ordered a kit from a company online, and purchased raw milk at a local farmer’s market.
Well, on to the recipe … [Read more…]