Recipe: ‘New York Blend’ Mozzarella

Grande Cheese is a well-regarded cheese supplier used by many pizzerias throughout the U.S. They offer an excellent pre-shredded mix they call East Coast Blend. It’s simply half-and-half whole-milk low-moisture mozzarella and part-skim low-moisture mozzarella. What’s “low-moisture mozzarella”? Pizza Nerd word alert! It’s the stuff you get in the regular, non-fancy cheese case at the … Continue reading Recipe: ‘New York Blend’ Mozzarella

Recipe: The Simplest Pizza Sauce Ever

Neapolitan pizza-makers don’t even call this “sauce.” It’s just “tomato” on their menus, in their speech, their literature. And it’s easy to see why. There’s nothing more to this recipe than crushed tomatoes and salt. This “sauce” works equally well for traditional Neapolitan pizza* and for so-called New York–Neapolitan (aka Neapolitan-American aka “New York elite”) … Continue reading Recipe: The Simplest Pizza Sauce Ever