Pizza with pear, brie and ham

Pizza with pear, brie and ham
Makes: 5 portions
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  • 400 gr white flour
  • 4 gr dried yeast
  • 4 gr salt
  • 1 tbspn oregano
  • 1 gr sugar
  • 230 gr water
  • 20 gr olive oil
  • 200 gr cream cheese
  • 1 tbspn honey
  • 1 tbspn Italian herbs
  • 2 pears
  • 100 gr walnuts
  • 300 gr brie
  • 200 gr ham
  • 50 gr rocket
  1. Pour the lukewarm water in a bowl, add the yeast and sugar and mix well. Let the yeast wake up for 5 min.
  2. Add white flour, the salt, oregano and olive oil. Knead the dough until elastic and smooth. Let the dough rise, covered with cling film, in a lightly floured clean bowl, until doubled in size in a draft free spot.
  3. Grease a baking tray and line it with baking paper.
  4. Roll the dough into a rectangle and place it on the tray.
  5. Prick the dough with a fork and bake in the preheated oven for 10 min at 180 ̊C until it just starts to colour.
  6. Remove from the oven but leave the oven on.
  1. Spread the pizza base with the cream cheese. Sprinkle the Italian herbs and honey on top.
  2. Dice the pear on place with the walnuts on the pizza.
  3. Slice the brie and put on top of the pears.
  4. Bake the pizza for 15 min or until the bottom is cooked through, the pears are warm are done and the brie has melted.
  5. Shred the ham and place with the rocket on the pizza. Serve warm.
Stuff to know
Pre-baking the dough keeps it from getting moist and soggy.
It is possible to prebake the base a day ahead and to keep it at room temperature before finishing.