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james 05-10-2006 04:27 PM

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Somebody asked me once if I thought pizzerias really used EVO, because of the expense.

We ate a restaurant last trip that had a good strategy. The basic Margherita, with regular Mozzarella and olive oil of unknown origin was 5 euro, and the VPN DOC with Mozzarella di bufala and EVO was 8 euro.

At least they are honest about it. And the extra few euro's was a no brainer.

I definitely think that the quality of the olive oil is one of the most important parts of a great pizza. Swirl oil on your pizza right before you put it in the oven -- and you can really taste the good stuff.
James

stuart 05-10-2006 06:21 PM

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Originally Posted by james
Swirl oil on your pizza right before you put it in the oven -- and you can really taste the good stuff.
James

I like to brush the whole crust with EVO before dressing the pie, then drizzle it over the whole pie just before it bakes. Then brush the crust when it comes out. Of course there are bowls of EVO on the table to dip the crust in too!

We go through the EVO like it was..........EVO!

james 05-10-2006 07:03 PM

Good thing its good for you. Because if it isn't, we're in big trouble.
James


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