Anchovy Pizza from Nice

Preparation info

  • Serve

    4 to 6

    unless otherwise stated.
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1999

  • About

The original pissaladière, the French version of pizza, used bread dough, but I prefer the pastry version as they make it in Nice.


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lb onions, sliced
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


Heat the olive oil in a pan and cook the onions gently for about 15 minutes or until soft but not brown. Season.

Meanwhile, make pastry with the flour, butter, water, and a good pinch of salt (or buy it). Grease a 12-inch flan or tart pan. Roll out the pastry to ¼ inch thick and line the pan. Roll out the pastry trimmings and cut into long strips ½ inch wide; reserve.

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