Thursday, 19 January 2012

Friday night at Pizzeria Amici

Pancetta pizza
On Friday night M and I decided to head down to our favourite wood fired pizza place which happens to be only 1 minute down the road from us in Heidelberg. We hadn’t been for a while so a visit was overdue.

We ordered a medium pancetta pizza and a large Amici (yes we’re big eaters). The pizzas there are always fantastic and this was no exception. Beautiful thin bases and good quality toppings really make a difference.

We were seated next to the stone wood fire oven which let off a beautiful warm glow and could see the flames flickering, reflected in the window.

The pancetta pizza was delicious and mild and the ingredients complemented each other beautifully – gooey brie cheese, pancetta, asparagus.
  
Next up was our Amici pizza – a classic combination of ingredients. They were out of salami so substituted spicy sausage (which I actually really liked), along with ham, mushrooms, capsicum and olives. We’ve got quite a taste for spice so we were given a little cup of oil with fresh chillies in the bottom to spice it up –  they could just as easily use store bought hot sauce but this was a lovely little touch.


The best thing about Pizzeria Amici is that the ingredients are always fantastic quality and the dough of the base is 'just right' to create a nearly faultless pizza.


Mmmm... I feel like some more right now!

The Amici
















P.S. As mentioned in my previous post, I only decided half way through our meal to start this blogging adventure - so please excuse the shots of half eaten pizza!
Pizzeria Amici on Urbanspoon

4 comments:

  1. Kate, I recommend you try Queen Margaret on Queens Pde in Clifton Hill...great space, pizzas to die for (even the seafood one which I generally stay away from), and the salads and antipasti will send you to Italy with only the trams outside to remind you that you're in Melbs!

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  2. Hi Elise,

    Thanks for the tip! Will have to try it out!

    K :)

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  3. Hi Kate,

    Great blog. Have you added it to urbanspoon?

    I seriously suggest trying Woodfire Cafe Pizzeria just up the road in Ivanhoe. Words wont do it justice!! :)

    Cheers

    Adriana

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    1. Hi Adriana,

      Thanks! I'll have to check out urbanspoon.

      I know Woodfire Cafe well! It's one of our regular pizza joints - we rotate between Woodfire, Pizzami and Amici! Although recently I was given a hot tip that Pizza Espresso in Doncaster is worth checking out too!

      Cheers,
      Kate

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