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Black ink pizza with seafood and spicy colorful tomatoes

Black ink pizza with seafood and spicy colorful tomatoes

Pizza dough for 4 pizzas

What you need:

  • 300 grams 00 flour

  • 300 grams normal flour 

  • 16g of octopus ink (4 bags)

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 1 1/2 tsp dry yeast 

  • 3 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 

  • 4 dl lukewarm tap water

Method

  • Take the bowl of your kitchen machine and pour in all ingredients.

  • With the dough hook attached let the machine knead thoroughly for 10 minutes.

  • The dough is useable after it has rested and risen for 2 hours but ideally let is rise in a air tight box for 1 hour in room temp. and for 12 hours in your fridge.

Pizza sauce 

What you need:

  • 200-300g of tomatoes in various colors

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1 tbsp dried basil

  • 1 tbsp dried oregano

  • 2-3 tsp dried chili flakes

  • 6 garlic cloves finely chopped or mashed

  • 2 dl olive oil

  • salt and pepper

Method:

  • fry the onion and garlic in a saucepan

  • add all remaining ingredients

  • Season with salt and pepper

  • Turn of heat and let soak for 1 hour

 

Topping:

  • 400g of mixed seafood (cooked octopus, mussels etc )

  • 4 bags (balls) of Mozzarella cheese

  • Fresh basil for garnishing after pizza is baked

Method:

  • Place 4 dough balls on a heavily floured surface (best is durum flour) and use your fingers to stretch on at a time, then your hands to shape it into rounds.

  • Add the tomatosauce on top

  • Distribute now lumps of Mozzarella cheese evenly

  • Drizzle with seafood

  • Add a little olive oil on top

  • Bake in an utterly hot owen with a pizza stone places in bottom for approx 10 min or until nice and crusty

  • Garnish with basil leaves

  • Enjoy

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