Recipe Video: How to Make a New Haven Clam Pizza

Recipe video: Guest chef Gail Churinetz and PMQ's Brian Hernandez show you how to make a New Haven Clam Apizza in the style of pizza legend Frank Pepe.

Gail Churinetz and Brian Hernandez show you how to make a New Haven Clam Pie inspired by the famous Frank Pepe’s classic.

New Haven Clam Pie

  • 330g dough ball (approx. 12 oz.)
  • 1 tbsp. cornmeal 36-40 littleneck clams, steamed and removed from shell
  • 1/2 cup shredded Galbani mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Pecorino Romano
  • 2 cloves finely minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp. EVOO
  • 1/4 tsp. dried oregano

Steamed Clams

  • 1 c. white wine (or water)
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • minced garlic

Gail Churinetz and Brian Hernandez demonstrate this classic New Haven style recipe. Now you can recreate the New England flavor in your own home or pizzeria.

New England Tomato Pie

  • 330 gram (approx. 12 oz.) dough ball
  • 1 tbsp. cornmeal for dusting peel
  • 2 tbsp. EVOO
  • 1/2 c. pizza sauce
  • 1/4 c. Pecorino Romano cheese

Gail’s Sauce

  • 1 can San Marzano tomatoes (793 grams)
  • 1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes (411 grams)
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. melted butter
  • 1 tsp. EVOO
  • 1 tsp. crushed fennel
  • 1 tsp. crushed anise
  • 1 tsp. garlic pepper
  • 1 tsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano