Nonna’s Pizza

Preparation info

  • Makes

    one

    12 × 18 inch 30 × 45 cm
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Modern Baker

The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

This is the pizza that I remember my maternal grandmother, Clotilde Basile Lo Conte, making for family celebrations as long as 50 years ago. My mother once told me that when she was a child in Italy, her mother would make bread once a week and send it to the communal oven down the street to be baked. If there was some dough left over, she would press it into a baking pan and make a simple pizza like this one. When we had this pizza at home, we only had mozzarella on it if there happened to