Pizzetta

A pizzetta (plural: pizzette) is a small pizza[1] that can range in size as a finger food at around three inches in diameter[2][3] to that of a small personal-sized pizza.[4][5]

Preparation

Pizetta is typically prepared in the fashion of larger-sized pizza, using a dough, sauce, cheese and various toppings.[2][6] It is sometimes prepared without a sauce. Pizzetta can be prepared using flatbread as a bread base,[7] but puff pastry is also used. Additional herbs and greens can be added after pizzetta has been cooked.[4]

Service

Pizzetta can be served as an hors d'oeuvre, a snack food and as a light meal.[5][8][9] It may be served accompanied with wine to complement the dish.[5][10]

See also

References

  1. "Definition of pizzetta". Merriam-Webster. May 17, 2016. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  2. 1 2 Villacorta, Manuel (November 2, 2015). "3 Hot Tips That Can Help Men Be Healthier". The Huffington Post. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  3. Sandri, A. (2005). Ricette a buffet. Viaggia libri (in Italian). Touring Il Viaggiatore. p. 89. ISBN 978-88-365-3348-0. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  4. 1 2 "Spring Pizzettas". Journal Sentinel. May 18, 2016. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  5. 1 2 3 Prince, Rose (November 25, 2013). "Rose Prince's Baking Club: courgette pizzetta". The Telegraph. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  6. Braimbridge, S.; Glynn, J.; Halsey, K.; Jones, C.L. (2003). A Little Taste of Italy. Murdoch Books. p. 21. ISBN 978-0-86411-947-6. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  7. Newgent, J. (2012). 1,000 Low-Calorie Recipes. 1,000 Recipes. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 421. ISBN 978-0-544-18913-3. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  8. SFL (March 8, 2016). "Review: Scuola Vecchia Pizza e Vino in Delray Beach". southflorida.com. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  9. Ruth, J.; Caruso, M. (2002). Mix It Up!: Great Recipes for Grinding, Juicing, Slicing, Straining, Whipping, Beating, Pressing, Kneading, Shredding, Stuffing, and Milling -- All with Your Stand Mixer. Chronicle Books. p. 47. ISBN 978-0-8118-3479-7. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
  10. Zumstein, D.; Kazary, W. (2007). Carolina Cooking: Recipes from the Region's Best Chefs. Gibbs Smith. p. 16. ISBN 978-1-4236-0203-3. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
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