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Offline CanuckJim

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Tiella Gaetana
« on: November 03, 2006, 11:27:48 AM »
Ran into a reference to Tiella Gaetana, but there was only a brief description and a picture.  It appears to be two pizzas stuffed with olives, seafood and tomatoes.  Or perhaps it's a bread dough.  Don't know. Looked wonderful, and I'd like to find an actual recipe.  None of my Italian baking books list it.

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Offline Natephish

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Re: Tiella Gaetana
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2006, 02:19:57 AM »
I Googled it, but didn't find much.  A couple of neat pictures.

This looks like a pie more than a pizza!
http://ilforno.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/tiella1.jpg

Now THAT looks good
http://ilforno.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/tiella3.jpg

It looks like it's cooked in cast iron, look at the edges.  I'll dig up more if I can.  Here are the Google results: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&q=Tiella%20Gaetana&btnG=Search&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=iw

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Re: Tiella Gaetana
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2006, 06:07:04 AM »
I love it. My family summer house and olive grows is just near Gaeta.

It is a kinf of pizza pie... It is a larded yeasted dough, which isinserted an a metal pie dish, filled with baby octopus and tomato sauce and then sealed on the top with a further disk of the same dough.

It is quite nice but heavy....



 

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