I love to top pizza with whatever looks the most fresh and amazing at the farmer's market!

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1 cup warm water

1 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon dry yeast

2½ cups flour

1 teaspoon salt

4 tablespoons olive oil



2 large shallots, thinly sliced

4 oz Asiago, grated

12 stalks asparagus, blanched

2 tablespoons olive oil

½ cup mixture of peas and fava beans

fresh herbs

salt & pepper, to taste

  1. In a bowl, mix water, honey, and yeast.
  2. Leave it for 5 minutes so that the yeast starts to work.
  3. Add flour, salt, and oil.
  4. Work the dough together.
  5. Cover with plastic and let it rise for 1 hour.
  6. On a baking tray, press the dough out with your fingers to form a large pizza.
  7. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  8. Divide shallots, Asiago, and asparagus on the pizza.
  9. Drizzle with oil.
  10. Bake for about 12 minutes.
  11. Take it out and add peas, fava beans, herbs, salt, and pepper.


Photography by Linda Pugliese

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