8 places in 3 different countries.
Join Our Table: Basal Pizza
How many places have you lived?
Who is your culinary influence?
Paternal Grandmother, The Ramones and Fergus Hellerson
What do you do in your spare time?
- Read A LOT
- Linux programming
What are three words that describe you?
“It’s only business”
Feeling inspired by Neopolitan Pizza?
You can make a tasty sauce for your homemade pizza.
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
- 2 sprigs basil
- 2 cans 28oz whole peeled tomatoes
- Kosher salt
- Freshly ground pepper
Heat oil in a medium heavy pot over medium. Cook onion, stirring occasionally, until very soft, 8-10 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring ocassionally, until very soft, about 5 minutes; stir in basil. Add tomatoes, crushing with your hands as you go; season with salt and pepper and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat; simmer gently, stiring occassionally, until sauce is thick, about 1 hour. Season with salt and pepper. Let cool.
Chef’s Tip: Sauce can be made 1 week ahead. Cover and chill, or freeze up to 3 months.