Haute Cuisine Pizza Margherita


Haute Cuisine Pizza Margherita

Elevated Margherita: A Haute Twist on a Classic Italian Pizza

Indulge in the sophistication of haute cuisine with this elevated twist on the classic Italian Pizza Margherita. This refined version takes the simplicity of the original dish and adds a touch of elegance, making it a perfect choice for those seeking a gourmet pizza experience.

Jan Dec

30 minutes

15 minutes

45 minutes

4 servings


Vegetarian, Nut-free, Soy-free, Shellfish-free, Peanut-free

Wheat (gluten), Dairy (mozzarella)

Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Paleo


In this haute cuisine adaptation, we elevate the Pizza Margherita by using premium ingredients and incorporating delicate flavors. The crust is made with a blend of artisanal flours, resulting in a light and crispy base. Instead of regular mozzarella, we use fresh buffalo mozzarella for a creamy and luxurious texture. The sauce is enhanced with a hint of truffle oil, adding a subtle earthy note. Finally, we top it off with a sprinkle of microgreens for a visually stunning presentation. We alse have the original recipe for Pizza Margherita, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 350 kcal / 1465 KJ
  • Fat: 12g (Saturated Fat: 6g)
  • Carbohydrates: 45g (Sugars: 3g)
  • Protein: 15g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    In a small bowl, combine the warm water, sugar, and yeast. Let it sit for 5 minutes until frothy.
  2. 2.
    In a large mixing bowl, combine the pizza flour, bread flour, and salt. Make a well in the center and pour in the yeast mixture and olive oil.
  3. 3.
    Mix the ingredients together until a dough forms. Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface for about 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  4. 4.
    Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover with a damp cloth, and let it rise in a warm place for 1-2 hours until doubled in size.
  5. 5.
    Preheat the oven to 220°C (425°F).
  6. 6.
    Punch down the dough and divide it into two equal portions. Roll out each portion into a thin round shape.
  7. 7.
    Place the pizza dough on a baking sheet or pizza stone. Brush the surface with truffle oil.
  8. 8.
    Arrange the tomato slices evenly on the dough. Top with buffalo mozzarella slices.
  9. 9.
    Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  10. 10.
    Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  11. 11.
    Remove from the oven and sprinkle with microgreens.
  12. 12.
    Slice and serve immediately.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Artisanal pizza flour — The use of high-quality pizza flour will result in a lighter and crispier crust. If you can't find artisanal pizza flour, you can use bread flour as a substitute.
  • Fresh buffalo mozzarella — Opt for the freshest buffalo mozzarella you can find. Its creamy texture and mild flavor will elevate the taste of the pizza.
  • Truffle oil — Use truffle oil sparingly as it has a strong flavor. A little goes a long way in adding a luxurious touch to the pizza.

Tips & Tricks

  • For an extra touch of luxury, drizzle a small amount of balsamic glaze over the pizza before serving.
  • Experiment with different types of microgreens, such as basil or arugula, to add a burst of freshness and flavor.
  • If you prefer a thinner crust, roll the dough out even thinner or use a rolling pin to stretch it further.
  • To achieve a perfectly crispy crust, preheat your baking sheet or pizza stone in the oven before placing the dough on it.
  • For a smoky flavor, try grilling the pizza instead of baking it in the oven.

Serving advice

Serve the Haute Cuisine Pizza Margherita as a main course accompanied by a fresh green salad. Cut it into elegant slices and present it on a wooden board or a stylish serving platter to enhance the haute cuisine experience.

Presentation advice

To elevate the presentation of the Haute Cuisine Pizza Margherita, garnish it with a drizzle of truffle oil and a sprinkle of microgreens. The vibrant colors of the tomatoes and the creamy white of the buffalo mozzarella will create a visually stunning dish.