Here is my second blog entry, still rather simple. I look at other blogs and cannot figure out how they look so savvy….maybe some day when I have more time to figure it out….
This week’s cooking venture is a delicious quiche type dish called Pizza Rustica. The cookbook describes this dish as ‘casual finger food in Italy, where it is traditionally served as a starter’ but I can say it would make a wonderful brunch dish or Sunday evening meal.
Easy to make using my mixer, I did not have a food processor, so just used my dough hook to make this easy, lovely dough (see my brand new mixer! I love it; someone suggested I buy a cover for it, but I don’t want to cover it up!)
Here is the dough ready to sit for a few minutes while I mix the filling. It is a sweet dough, with sugar and a stick of unsalted butter.
Ready to roll out the dough…
Getting ready to make a lattice top top, luckily I have done this before because I thought the instructions were a bit lacking…
Finished product, and it is delicious. I would make again, I am sorry I do not have a picture of my son enjoying a piece. This recipe was very easy to make, did not take long, and had a very interesting flavor. The sweet crust, with the filling made of ricotta, eggs, prosciutto, Pecorino Romano and Mozzarella cheeses, make a very interesting dish. I have no idea what the calorie count is for one piece but everything is enjoyable in moderation!