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A popular dish of Italian origin made from flattened bread dough baked with a topping mixture of tomato sauce, cheese, and other toppings such as meat and vegetables.

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provel cheese

Food (other); Pizza

A blend of Swiss, provolone and white cheddar cheeses which is considered the key ingredient in St Louis style pizzas.

pizza cutter

Food (other); Pizza

A circular or curved cutting blade with a handle that can cleanly slice pizza, brownies, lasagne and more. Pizza cutters are usually made of stainless steel. The wheel cutter and curved cutter are ...

Chicago style pizza

Food (other); Pizza

A deep dish pizza which has cheese under the toppings as well as sprinkled over the top. A Chicago style pizza base has high sides to contain the ingredients rather than having a crust that is thick ...

buffalo mozzarella

Food (other); Pizza

A firm, creamy and stringy cheese made from water buffalo milk with a delicate flavor and thin rind.

oven spring

Food (other); Pizza

The quick increase in pizza crust volume during the first few minutes of the baking time.

thin style pizza

Food (other); Pizza

Thin crust pizza dough is stretched by hand after being mixed. It is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. These pizzas usually have a thin sauce and the toppings are not piled on too high.

carbon burn-off

Food (other); Pizza

When the inside of the dome of a pizza oven reaches about 650F, the black soot, or carbon, begins to burn off, giving the impression that the oven dome is turning white, or clear.

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