This was as quick of a stop as you could get when Justin and I literally stopped in for a single, solitary slice en route to some place else. This was the pizzeria of his childhood. While he had raved about it, I wanted to see for myself. This plain slice was indeed one of the best I have ever had. It wasn’t thin crust, yet it was crunchy. The crust had a strange, grainy texture underneath which aided in provided a crackly sound with each bite. There was minimal sauce (which was on the sweeter side) and just the right amount of cheese. There’s a lot of good pizza in New Jersey, but I cannot remember the last time I said, “Wow!” I cannot wait to bring a whole pie back from this place. Delicious!
That looks GREAT. Was there cornmeal in the bottom of the crust? That used to be a thing… And now I wonder if it provides just enough’ ‘lift’ for air to circulate under the bottom of the pie… PIZZA EXPERTS please chime in!
I taught a pizza class tonight (to sell a new kitchen pizza oven) and used semolina on the peel. I sometimes use cornmeal. I don’t usually use white flour - any moisture that may come into contact with the flour turns it into glue - with one exception. If the pizza sticks to the peel as I am trying to get it off I’ll blow some white flour under the pizza. It usually works.