Mint and Pizza

Mint and Pizza

Mint and Pizza. Mint is a perennial herb plant. There are many species of them, belongs to the labiacee family and has a spicy taste and strong aroma. It can be found in Africa, Asia and Europe, prefers sunny areas.

Widely used in cooking and for its therapeutic properties. The famous Hippocrates used it as an aphrodisiac and the Romans and Greeks used it as a perfume.

Mint and Pizza

I just did a survey and on 10 people, 8 they said it's used for cocktails, only two replied that it is used in the kitchen.

Lately it has come back into fashion in the pizzeria and is widely used. It is used a lot in mint flavored oil, or in the mint pesto version.


Do you know some recipes?

No mint recipes come to mind? I give you a little help: Pizza with sausage potatoes and mint, Pizza with buffalo mozzarella and mint, Pizza with grilled courgettes and mint, Pizza with Pachino tomatoes and mint, Pizza 4 cheeses with mint pesto.

Something else comes to mind? Ok, then I continue: Pizza with grilled vegetables, mint and pine nuts, Pizza with ricotta and mint, Pizza with zucchini and mint pesto, Focaccia with potatoes and mint, Margherita pizza with mint, Pizza with artichoke cream and mint, Pizza with anchovies, zucchini, wild fennel and mint, Pizza with caramelized onions, zucchini and mint ricotta.

A perfect wedding

In our school of pizza makers we often use mint as an ingredient for the pizzas that the students who sign up for our practical courses prepare.

If you want more information about our professional practical courses, follow this link.

Scented ingredient

If you don't have time to come to our school for a practical course, I remind you that here on my site a fantastic Online Pizza Chef Course is available for everyone that you can follow directly from your home, just download to your PC or phone and sit comfortably on the sofa. Scover it at this link.

If you have not already done, it is already possible to download my latest book which is called: NOT ONLY PIZZA - What should have all the pizzerias in your menu. You'll find it here.

If you still have them 5 free minutes, visit my youtube channel, hundreds of pizza video recipes are available, all prepared by the pizza chef students who enroll in our practical courses every week, Sign up.


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Silvio Cicchi