Last night, my comrades had the wonderful idea to carry the dinner table out to the wood oven.  We left the plates and utensils behind, standing by the fire to eat pizza and socca, talk and drink wine…

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photo by Theresa Wong

9 March 2012

pizza and socca party

Socca are rustic chickpea flour crepes from Nice.  They are also called farinata in Liguria.

the toppings: red onion, scallions, lemon, Eden’s chard and escarole, jalapeño, tomato sauce, prosciutto, goat cheese, mozzarella, provolone, Parmigiano Reggiano and Wapke’s Gouda

salad of watermelon radish, carrot ribbons and volunteer baby red mustard leaves from the yard

Special thanks to the artists in residence and Lauren Baines for kitchen assistance,  generosity of spirit and fun, fun, fun

photo by Theresa Wong

The first pizza with tomato sauce, jalapeño and proscuitto

photo by Theresa Wong

Genine and Wapke tasting the first socca.  Genine’s batter was delicious, containing rosemary and cumin.

photo by Theresa Wong

A pizza of scallions, proscuitto and Parmigiano Reggiano.

photo by Theresa Wong

Pizza rosso with a snowing of Parmigiano Reggiano.

photo by Theresa Wong

Bill cooks a pizza while Andrew warms his hands on the oven.


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