Do you want to know what’s the ultimate dish that will satisfy your cravings? Look no further than CPK’s calzone! This delicious pocket of joy is filled with gooey cheese, savory meats and fresh vegetables all wrapped up in a crispy crust. So come along as we explore why the calzone is truly the ultimate dish of CPK!
What is a calzone?
A calzone is a type of Italian turnover made with dough that is usually shaped into a half-moon. It is typically stuffed with mozzarella cheese and various meats, such as ham, salami, or sausage.
The history of the calzone
The calzone was first introduced in the United States in the early 1950s by Italian-American immigrants. The dish quickly gained popularity and has been a staple of Italian cuisine ever since.
The word “calzone” is derive from the Italian word for “stocking” or “trouser”, which is fitting given the similarity between the two garments. The calzone is essentially a stuff, half-moon shaped pizza crust that is fried or baked. It can be fill with any number of ingredients, but typically includes mozzarella cheese, tomato sauce, and meat (usually sausage or pepperoni).
While the calzone may have originated in Italy, it has become a beloved dish in the United States as well. In fact, many pizzerias offer calzones as an alternative to traditional pizzas. So next time you’re looking for something a little different, give this delicious dish a try!
How to make a calzone
A calzone is a delicious Italian dish that can be made with a variety of different fillings. The most popular fillings are ham and cheese, but you can also use pepperoni, sausage, or vegetables.
To make a calzone, you will need:
-1/2 pound of pizza dough
-1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
-1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
-1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning
-1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
-1/4 cup of your favorite pasta sauce
-6 ounces of ham, chopped
-6 ounces of pepperoni, chopped (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
2. In a large bowl, combine mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder.
3. Roll pizza dough on a lightly floured board.
4. Place dough on an ungreased baking sheet. Spread pasta sauce over the cheese. Add ham and pepperoni (or other desired filling). Sprinkle with remaining cheese mixture over the top.
5. Fold dough over filling to form a half moon shape. Pinch edges closed with a fork. Cut slits in the top of the calzone to vent steam
The different types of calzones
A calzone is a delicious Italian dish that can be made with a variety of different fillings. The most common fillings are cheese, ham, and tomato, but there are endless possibilities when it comes to filling your calzone.
One of the great things about calzones is that they can be customized to suit your taste. If you’re a fan of spicy food, you can add some extra pepperoni or jalapeños to your calzone. Or, if you’re looking for a lighter option, you can ditch the meat and load up on veggies.
No matter what you put inside your calzothis dish, it’s sure to be a hit with family and friends. So, next time you’re looking for an easy and delicious meal, give calzones a try!
Calzone from California Pizza Kitchen offers a delicious combination of flavors and textures that food lovers can truly appreciate. From the crusty exterior to the flavorful fillings, this meal is sure to hit all of your taste buds at once. Not only is it an incredibly tasty dish, but it’s also easy to make in large batches so you can enjoy it with friends and family or save some for later! So if you’re looking for something new to try, give calzone a try and be sure to let us know how much you enjoyed it!