Food & Ingredients

How Parmigiano-Reggiano D.O.P. Is Made

You may have heard that Parmigiano-Reggiano is the good stuff. But what defines it? Over 300 factories in Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena and part of Mantova and Bologna make it. And with so many hands in the cheese, how does the quality stay consistent? It's more than just the region that it's from that defines a … More

Pizza of the Month

Recipe of the Month: Pizza Dough Twists

  48 oz. pizza dough 4 oz. sugar 1 large egg 4 oz. 2% milk 4 oz. flour (for dusting) 4 oz. Semolina flour 6 oz. hazelnut spread   Directions: Roll out each pizza dough ball to a 3/16” thickness and 6”-width rectangular shape on a floured cutting board. … More

Food & Ingredients

Chocolate Pizza Dough is Now a Thing

Arthur Bovino has his hand on the pulse of pizza. He runs the Best Pizza NYC site and has compiled numerous Best Pizza lists for The Daily Meal.  Last week, Bovino contacted PMQ with news about a chocolate pizza. Not pizza with chocolate on top, but chocolate inside the dough.  … More

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Recipe of the Month: BBQ Pork Pizza

Ingredients: 1 pizza crust 4 oz. sweet and bold barbecue sauce 8 oz. pulled pork 3 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded 3 oz. Monterey Jack cheese, shredded 3 oz. onion, diced ½ oz. fresh cilantro, chopped   Directions: Preheat oven to 400°F. Top pizza crust with barbecue sauce, pulled pork and … More

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Recipe: Pizza Dough Twists from Nutella

Ingredients: 48 oz. frozen pizza dough, divided into dough balls 4 oz. sugar 1 large egg 4 oz. 2% milk 4 oz. flour (for dusting) 4 oz. semolina flour 6 oz. hazelnut spread   Directions: Thaw the frozen pizza dough balls overnight in the refrigerator. On a floured cutting board, … More

Chef Santo Bruno

Chef Bruno’s recipe for Peasant Pasta Soup

Hello, dear readers! By now many of you have probably heard that I decided to do freelance work in the restaurant business. But don’t worry, I’m still going to share recipes with my readers in every issue of PMQ! I’ll also be spending some time in Europe and will … More

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Recipe: The Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza from DeIorio’s

Ingredients: 20 oz.-24 oz. pizza dough ball 2 garlic cloves, crushed or pressed 1 tbsp. olive oil 10 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded 2 oz. applewood smoked bacon 4 oz. shredded chicken—rotisserie, tenders or wings 2 oz. ranch dressing 2 oz. Buffalo sauce for drizzling or dipping (optional)   Directions: Preheat oven … More

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Recipe of the Month: Pizza Bianca

Ingredients: 8-oz. dough ball 2 c. ricotta cheese 2 c. mozzarella cheese, shredded 1 yellow zucchini, sliced 6 asparagus spears, woody ends removed Extra-virgin olive oil (for drizzling) 1 small bunch lemon thyme, roughly torn   Directions: Preheat the oven to 450°F. On a lightly floured surface, roll out … More

Chef Santo Bruno

Recipe: Peach Gorgonzola Chicken Pizza

Hello, my readers! I’ve taken a break from my usual routine and gotten back to making real pizza and standing in front of the pizza counter for one of my clients. This pizza is a sweet and savory combo that’s not only delicious, but also unique and a healthier … More