Sicilian Pizza (sfincione)

 

Deep pan pizzas came to America via Sicily - this thick flavoured bread is topped with sausages, breadcrumbs and ricotta

What you will need

2 x 7g sachets fast-action dried yeast

2 tsp caster sugar

200ml warm water

375g strong white bread flour Flour fl-ow-er Flour is a powdery ingredient usually made from grinding wheat, maize, rye, barley or rice. As…

½ tsp salt

1 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

2 pork sausages, preferably fennel-flavoured, skins removed then crumbled

4 tbsp good-quality tomato sauce

4 tbsp ricotta Ricotta ree-cot-a Ricotta is an Italian curd cheese. Made from whey, it is traditionally a by-product of making…

6 slices provolone cheese, cubed

2 tbsp dried breadcrumb

drizzle of olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

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