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Pancetta and Rocket Pizza with Washed Rind Cheese and Balsamic Figs


  • Quick Pizza Dough


  • 1.

    Heat water and brown sugar in a saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar, and then boil for 10 minutes.

  • 2.

    Add figs and vinegar and allow to cool. Combine oil with garlic and brush over pizza dough. Sprinkle with mozzarella, arrange pancetta on top and bake at 220°C for 10-15 minutes or until cooked and golden. Cover with slices of Tasmanian Heritage Red Square cheese.

  • 3.

    Combine extra oil with 2 tablespoons fig syrup and use to dress rocket. Place rocket in the centre of each pizza and then sprinkle with figs. Serve immediately.

  • Quick Pizza Dough:

  • 1.

    Combine flour, yeast, salt, sugar, water and 2 tablespoons oil in a large bowl or stand mixer and mix and knead to form a smooth dough. Divide and roll dough out to fit 2 x 30cm pizza trays.


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