Serves two individual pizzas
- 3.5 cups/8.5 dl pizza flour
- 1.5 cup/3.5 dl room temp water
- 1 packdry yeast/ 10g instant yeast
- 2 eggs
- 2 tbl spoon good olive oil
- Venison Loin - 125g pr pizza
- 3 branches of fresh rosemary
- 1-2 cloves of fresh garlic
- Sea salt
- Fresh ground pepper
- Goose or duck fat for pan frying
- 1 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
- 1 cup ricotta cheese
- Fresh arugula
- 1 cup good balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 cup fresh blackberries
- Mixed mushrooms
Start with building a good fire of hardwoods in a fire pit
Prepare the pizza dough:
Add water to mixing bowl
Add yeast to water and mix - add two eggs and stir
Mix in flour little by little - mix with wooden spoon, then gently kneed dough
Let rise for 20 min at room temperature.
Prepare venison loin - approxemently 125g pr pizza
Season loin with a good layer of salt and fresh ground pepper on both sides.
Add cast iron skillet directly on coals - let heat
Add a tbl spoon of goose fat to sizzling hot pan - when fat is hot, add rosemary branches to skillet and turn when brown.
Smash garlic with hand and add to pan - cook for until golden.
! Remember to have fun and drink wine !
Move rosemary and garlic to the side - Sear loin 2 min on each side
Remove meat from pan - place on cutting board and pour fat over the loin - cover with tinfoil and let rest while preparing pizza bottom.
Dust table or big cutting board with flour
Use half of dough for one pizza - form round ball and roll out into thin layer
Slice loin in 3-4 mm slices against the grain
Mix gorgonzola and ricotta cheese well - spread half on one pizza
Add sliced venison - add mushrooms
Sprinkle with crumbled gorgonzola
Bake pizza for 15 min at 550 F / 285 C on pizza stone
For more rare meat - add meat to pizza after 10-12 min of baking.
Reduce balsamic slowly to half in a pot - take off heat - pour in blackberries
When pizza is done - top it with fresh arugula and drizzle with balsamic reduction to taste
Season with salt and pepper and serve with a glass of full bodied red wine - Cabernet Sauvignon or Syrah!
Remember to have fun and drink wine!