When steeped in hot water, nettles make a super-savory infusion that is a great pairing for the slightly spicy rosemary.
'nettles' on Serious Eats
On a recent Saturday night, they featured a chalkboard special, the Blanco ($15), topped with stinging nettles, ramp piccalilli, and stracciatella. It was the kind of pizza that could only happen in the first days of April.
"It's like French kissing a forest nymph!" [Photograph: Leslie Kelly] Leslie Kelly (former critic for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and columnist on Serious Eats) just emailed me. Subject line: Ever had nettles on pizza? That's the thang this "spring" in Seattle... at Serious Pie and Delancey. At Serious Pie (picture) they were creamed and served with black trumpet mushrooms... YUM!! Might be of interesting to ask Slice readers: What's the most exotic ingredient you've had on a pizza?...