Half-time Slice

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  • Recipe difficulty: Medium
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  • Serves: Up to 4 people
  • Course: Main dishes

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For the dough:
500g strong white flour, preferably type ‘00’
7g dry yeast
1 tbsp sugar
100ml lukewarm water
1 tbsp salt
30ml olive oil

For the topping:
Tomato purée
150g Mozzarella, grated or Emmental, torn
4 tbsp capers
75g Parmesan
4 slices parma ham
100g rocket leaves
A drizzle of olive oil
Salt and pepper

Serves:  4
Prep time: 5 minutes (plus 24 hours proving time)
Cooking time: 12 minutes
Tools:  Dough hook
Difficulty: Medium

1. To make the dough: add the flour, yeast and sugar to the bowl. Attach the dough hook and knead on a low speed slowly adding the water. Knead well for a few minutes then add the salt.
2. Turn the speed up to medium, add the oil and knead for 10 minutes
3. Put in a large bowl and cover with a damp cloth. Leave to rise for 2 hours, then knock the air out of the dough. Leave to rise for a further 2 hours, then cover with oiled clear film and put in the fridge for up to 20 hours
4. Remove the dough from the fridge and divide into four balls and roll out thinly
5. Preheat the oven to 250°C.
6. Spread tomato purée over the base allowing a 2cm gap around the edge, sprinkle over the cheese and give it a twist of salt and pepper
7. Sprinkle over the capers and half the parmesan and cook directly on the oven shelf for 12 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbling and the crust golden
8. Remove from the oven and lay over the parma ham and rocket leaves. Drizzle with olive oil and serve

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