Pepperoni - What is it?
Pepperoni is a spicy dry sausage made from cured pork, a descendant of Italian salami.
Pepperoni comes pre cooked in round wafer thin slices with a speckled pink colour, like salami.
Main ingredients are pork and spices. Mustard flour and chilli give it a mild spicy flavour.
You can find it all supermarkets, look in the chilled meats section.
Love pepperoni? Interested in making your own pepperoni, salami or bologna.
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Pepperoni Pizza Recipe Tweet
With the success of pepperoni pizza in the poll on the main page, I thought it would be a good idea to see why so many my visitors are choosing pepperoni as their favourite topping.
So here's my recipe for pepperoni homemade pizza.
As usual I've used the strong flour and dried yeast recipe for making the pizza dough. It's quick and easy and can be found here.
The tomato base is made using a tin of tomatoes which is cooked down, directions can be found here.
Pepperoni Pizza Topping
For a classic pepperoni pizza simply add pepperoni and cheese. I've used
Cook in the oven gas mark 7 (220'c) for around 10 min's until done.
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