Iscoyd Park – Wood Fired Pizza Recipe

For all our couples who have been lucky enough to sample Philomena’s wood fired pizzas you’re in luck! David Cox has kindly shared his recipe for us all to give them a go at home!




Wood-fired Parma ham, Rocket and Nduja Pizza:



500g strong flour

10g salt

285g water

5g yeast

15g olive oil

A dusting of Semolina flour


Mix all together to a nice smooth and shiny dough.

Prove and knock back and shape into a 120g balls.

Prove again and then roll to a classic pizza shape in semolina.

Pizza Sauce:


2 x onions

2 x cloves garlic

Olive oil

Chopped tomatoes



Bay leaf



Sweat off the onions and garlic

Add chopped tomatoes, thyme, bay leaf and season lightly.

Cook down till thick.

Warm olive oil with basil and slowly add to tomato base.

Blend to your desired consistency.

(add sugar if required)


1x Buffalo mozzarella

25g Nduja

25g Parma ham


Tomato sauce base

Top your pizza with the tomato sauce.

Followed by the Nduja, mozzarella.

Finish with rocket and Parma ham.

Cook in your oven at the hottest temp. (if you don’t have a mini wood fired oven)

Cook for 3-4mins till base is golden and crisp underneath.


Let us know how you get on!

Lots of Iscoyd love,

Chelc x

Catering Manager

Iscoyd News!



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