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Calzoni

Try this tasty alternative to a traditional pizza by Brent Hersee from series 2 of Mercurio's Menu.

Ingredients

  • Filling

  • Cheese, Prosciutto, Garlic and Herbs

  • 150gm goats cheese

  • 300gm mozzarella cheese

  • 6 slices prosciutto

  • 3 tablespoons chives

  • 3 tablespoons Italian parsley

  • 3 teaspoon fresh oregano leaves

  • 2 large fat cloves garlic

  • freshly-ground black pepper

  • Dough

  • 2 teaspoons fresh yeast

  • 140mls lukewarm water (approx)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oli

  • half-teaspoon seasalt

  • 250gm unbleached organic Bakers' Flour

Method

  • Filling :

  • 1.

    Mix together the crumbled goats cheese and grated mozzarella.

  • 2.

    Finely dice the prosciutto.

  • 3.

    Finely chop the herbs and garlic. Combine with the cheeses and prosciutto.

  • 4.

    Season with black pepper.

  • Dough:

  • 1.

    Dissolve yeast in the water and let stand for 10 minutes.

  • 2.

    Add the olive oil and mix well.

  • 3.

    Combine salt and flour and add to the liquid.

  • 4.

    Mix to a smooth, elastic dough. Add more water if necessary.

  • 5.

    Cover and let rise for 2-4 hours or until double in bulk.

  • 6.

    Knock down, then divide evenly into 6 balls and cover and rest for 30 minutes.

  • 7.

    Roll out and make calzoni using filling.

  • 8.

    Bake 230 degrees Celsius, 20-25 minutes.

Notes

Tip:Calzoni fillings can be as varied as your imagination allows.

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