Forget Thin-Crust, This Monaco Pizza Is A Desi Twist To The Italian Recipe
- Jasmine Kaur
Updated : March 02, 2022 04:03 IST
A Monaco-base pizza is being sold at an eatery in Ahemdabad, Gujarat. We have delicious pizza ideas coming your way.
For all the millennials and Gen Z population, going out for a treat with friends usually comprises of pizza and pasta. These two internationally-acclaimed dishes have become quite commonplace, particularly in urban settlements. Haven’t we all come across the meme of having that last slice of pizza? And some of us may have experienced it too. Pizza, for the unversed, is a baked Italian dish which comprises of a base made from dough and topped with all kinds of vegetables, sauces, meats and cheese. Pizzas come in various forms, ranging from thick crust to medium and thin-crust varieties.
Did you know that pizza was actually food for the working class in Naples? It was only when it travelled to United States that it gained prominence among the masses, so much so that you have popular pizza in the US too like the deep-dish Chicago pizza. However, we realized that you don’t have to go the extra mile just to bake pizzas. This Ahemdabad food stall is making Monaco pizzas and winning hearts. Here’s how the bite-sized pizzas look like.
Source: Foodie Incarnate/Instagram
The reel was shared by popular food blogger, @foodieincarnate, on his Instagram handle. The video showcases the process of the making of Monaco pizza. He first places multiple Monaco biscuits on a plate. He spreads some mayonnaise on the base on the biscuit and then adds some green chutney to it. Then he adds toppings like sliced cucumbers, tomatoes and potatoes. He sprinkles finely chopped onions over it and douses some tomato ketchup. He then adds some mozzarella cheese on top of it along with a garnish of sev and grated cheese.
While the video may not have tempted us even a bit to try this innovative pizza, here are some recipes that you can surely devour.
1. Mediterranean Socca Pizza
The special socca base made from chickpea flour is a healthier and tastier version of pizza base. The pizza is loaded with toppings like red onions, sardines and olives. Add a dash of salt and pepper and you are good to bake it.
2. Stuffed Deep Dish Pizza With Salami
Doused in oodles of cheese, you would be in heaven with just the first bite in. It comes filled with a spicy and flavourful sauce along with a chunky salami topping. The meat-intensive pizza has a thick crust and a huge portion.
3. Blackberry Pizza
The Italian sausage is the highlight of the pizza. The addition of blackberries adds a sweet tinge to the overall flavour of the dish.