Among the many famous pizza recipes across the world, authentic pizza from Sicilia is regarded as an equal to the other famous pizzas which originated in birthplace of this great dish - Naples. In contrast to Italian pizzas that use cheese, recipe of this pizza is based on a heavy use of olives, sardines and flavored paste called a tapenade which is often used as a dip or topping for the Sicilian pizza. By following these easy step by step instructions you will successfully make one of the most iconic Italian pizzas in a less than hour and a half.
The only exotic ingredient that is required for the Sicilian pizza is fresh sardines. Capital city of Sicilia, Palermo, is situated on the coast of the Mediterranean and their endless supplies of sea food have left influence on their entire culture, including food. If you can don't have access to the fresh sardines, the last minute replacement can be made with canned sardines, but they don't provide authentic taste and texture. For final touch it is recommended to use Italian chasse, preferably Caciocavallo or Provolone.
Standard pizza dough (created from 1 cup of warm water, 3.5 cups of flour, 2 tablespoon of olive oil, 2 teaspoons of honey, 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of yeast)