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Tony's Trending Recipe

TONY GEMIGNANI

Asiago
Asiago is a soft to semi firm cows' milk cheese.
The texture and flavor can vary depending on its age.
It can be sliced, shaved or grated. I look for the most
flavorful Asiago, not the least expensive. When using a
high-quality Asiago you can use less on your pizza. The
amount of Asiago used in the recipe below is very low
cost, and a little goes a long way. Remember, it's about
quality not quantity. Many operators don't realize how
versatile Asiago is. It can be used on pizzas, pastas,
soups, sandwiches, salads, charcuterie boards and
appetizers. I prefer to use it as a finishing ingredient.
For pizza, it can be cooked. If you were to cook it, I
recommend placing your Asiago underneath mozzarella
because Asiago can brown easier. Here is a great
recipe using Asiago.
2 0 / P I Z Z AT O D AY. C O M / J U LY 2 0 1 8

1 8 ½- to 13-ounce dough ball
7 ounces whole milk shredded
mozzarella
Drizzle of balsamic reduction/
glaze
2 to 3 strips smoked bacon
(lightly par cooked and cut ½
inch)
Grated Romano to taste
1 ½ to 2 ounces shaved Asiago
3 tablespoons fig preserve (preferably imported)
Open/stretch your pizza into
a 12- to 14-inch round. Add your

mozzarella, leaving a ¼- to ½-inch
border. Evenly place bacon over
mozzarella and place your pizza
into the oven. Take your pizza out
of the oven when finished and cut
into desired slices.
Evenly top pizza with the following ingredients in this order: spoon
and spread on your sweet fig preserve, grated Romano, Asiago and
spiral balsamic reduction. Serve.
* This recipe can be easily replicated on toasted crostini's as an appetizer or as a amazing salad using
arugula with extra virgin olive oil.
JOSH KEOWN


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Pizza Today - July 2018
Commentary
Contents
Contributors
Expo Spotlight
Interact
Conversation
Man on the Street
Tony’s Trending Recipe
At Your Service
Destinations
Knead to Know
Hiring a Bartender
Kitchen Design
Summer Salads
Menu Labeling Law in Effect
Road to Ppne ‘18
Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Sammy Mandell, Gapco, Dallas, Tx
Gapco
Product Showcase
Pizza Today Yellow Pages
The Marketplace
Reader’s Resource
Mike’s Monthy Tip
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Pizza Today - July 2018 - Expo Spotlight
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Pizza Today - July 2018 - Conversation
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Pizza Today - July 2018 - Man on the Street
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Pizza Today - July 2018 - Tony’s Trending Recipe
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Pizza Today - July 2018 - At Your Service
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Pizza Today - July 2018 - Destinations
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Pizza Today - July 2018 - Knead to Know
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