At my restaurants, we take pizza making very seriously and it shows. We have won best pizza in Australia accolades a number of times, as well as taking out the mantle of Best Pizza in the World at the New York pizza competition. Pizzas are a wonderful meal to serve at home and I believe they can be quite healthy if you don’t overload them with poor-quality cheese. It is for this reason that I sometimes make this pizza at home for breakfast. It is fun to make, and eat.
Place a pizza stone in the oven and
Lightly dust a clean work surface with semolina or flour, and then roll out the dough into a rough
Brush the pizza sauce evenly over the pizza base, then scatter over the chopped parsley and shredded mozzarella. Arrange the sliced sausage on the pizza, then the tomato quarters, and season with salt and pepper.
Transfer the pizza onto the preheated pizza stone and
Meanwhile, cook the egg in a nonstick skillet with a touch of oil until cooked to your liking. Toss the arugula with the olive oil and lemon juice.
Carefully remove the pizza from the oven using a pizza peel or wide spatula and transfer to a cutting board. Garnish with the fried egg, lightly dressed arugula leaves, dollops of ricotta cheese, and more ground pepper. Serve.
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