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Nov 20, 2006 03:48 PM

Pizza Cheese

Does anyone have any good new ideas for pizza cheeses besides the normals of Mozzarella, Parmesian, Cheddar, Romano, Asiago ... Looking for something really tasty and different .. I have been using alot of Feta lately.

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  1. A little bit of goat cheese or blue cheese add a lot of flavor.

    I make a funky pizza that uses blue cheese along with mozzarella and includes pear, sundried tomatoes and pine nuts as toppings.

    1. Mmmm, SuzMiCo, that sounds good. My SO puts Swiss on a pizza with fennel sauage and figs. It's a bit strange, but he loves it.

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      1. re: Glencora

        I agree with blue cheese with baby spinach layered underneath and halved cherry tomatoes

        1. re: Glencora

          Swiss, sausage, and figs sounds great. Wierd, but worth a try indeed.

          1. re: Ace_Mclean

            You mean fennel, sausage, and figs. Or do you mean to use a sausage with lots of fennel in it?

            Also, what kind of sauce would be involved, if any?

            1. re: Ace_Mclean

              It's sausage with lots of fennel. He also puts on lots of carmelized onions. I think the origional recipe called for nothing else, however he sometimes spreads a very thin layer of tomato sauce as well.

        2. I like the idea of two cheeses. One base and one accent. Kind of like what SuzMiCo mentioned. I would give gouda and a real sharp cheddar a try. I've been wanting to try a white pie with brie.

          1. Ricotta is delicious dolloped on. I always do this when I have leftover ricotta.

            1. I second goat cheese. It's one of my favourite pizza toppings.