a bit of fun for the kids - an octopus shaped pizza. They can make it, which is even more fun!!!


  • Basic pizza dough: flour, water, salt, yeast

  • Pizza sauce: 1 tin of tomatoes, 1 tablespoon of tomato puree, 1 teaspoon of mixed herbs, 1 clove of garlic, 1 finely chopped onion

  • Grated cheese, 1 tin of sardines, 1 boiled egg, olives to garnish.

  • 1 steamed potato.


  • 1.

    Make a quantity of basic pizza dough. Allow to rise, and divide into 9 pieces. (8 legs, 1 body.

  • 2.

    Steam 1 potato.

  • 3.

    Roll out one dough portion into circular shape.

  • 4.

    Stand steamed potato on greased baking tray, and place circular dough over potato to form 'body'.

  • 5.

    Roll 8 pieces into broad, flat leg shapes.

  • 6.

    Place legs around body.

  • 7.

    Spoon sauce onto body and legs.

  • 8.

    Sprinkle cheese over sauce.

  • 9.

    Use slices of boiled egg, and olives to form eyes and face.

  • 10.

    Cook for 20 minutes at 200c.


Let the kids make it!!!!

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