• Ingredients: 20
  • Serves: 1

Robiola and truffle pizza with robiola or fresh goat cheese without rind, of very finely chopped fresh garlic, prepared dough for one 9-inch pizza [click fordough recipe ], truffle oil, optional.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. robiola or fresh goat cheese without rind
  • pinch of very finely chopped fresh garlic
  • prepared dough for one 9-inch pizza [Click fordough recipe ]
  • truffle oil, optional

For toasts

  • 6 slices firm white sandwich bread
  • 3 tbsps. unsalted butter
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

For crab

  • Garnish: 24 fresh dill sprigs

For horseradish crème fraîche

  • Purchased basil oil

For topping

  • Special equipment: a mandoline or similar manual slicer such as a Japanese ; a deep-fat thermometer

For dipping sauce:

  • Special equipment: a 12-inch bamboo steamer; a 6-inch rolling pin or dowel; a well-seasoned 14-inch wok with a lid

Dippers

Directions

  1. Step 1 Place the cheese in a small bowl and add the garlic. (If using goat cheese, add a spoonful or two of cream or milk to make it spreadable.) Mash the cheese and garlic until blended.

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  2. Step 2 Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to an 8- to 9-inch circle. With a fork, pierce the dough all over the top.

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  3. Step 3 Dust a pizza peel or the back of a baking sheet with flour. Place the dough on the peel, shaking it once or twice to make sure it does not stick.
  4. Step 4 When the dough is browned underneath and slightly puffed, remove it from the oven and place it on a cutting board.
  5. Step 5 Protect one hand with an oven mitt while you split the dough into 2 layers with a serrated knife. Remove the top layer and spread the bottom with the cheese mixture.
  6. Step 6 Replace the top and press it lightly. Slide the pizza back into the oven for 2 minutes more, or until the top is lightly browned.

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Nutrition information

Calories 322 Carbohydrates 33 g (11%)
Fat 15 g (24%) Protein 13 g (26%)
Saturated Fat 6 g (29%) Sodium 531 mg (22%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g Fiber 2 g (10%)
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g Cholesterol 19 mg (6%)