Piccolina's signature dish, scacce, is a thin rolled sheet of dough layered with ingredients inspired by the town of Ragusa in Sicily. It features a crackly and crispy crust filled with toppings such as tomato sauce, broccoli rabe, fennel sausage, mozzarella, caciocavallo cheese, basil, and oregano. It's baked in a wood-fired oven, resulting in caramelization and a delightful explosion of flavors.
Olive oil / Yeast / Tomato sauce / Broccoli rabe / Salt / Pepper / Fennel sausage / Mozzarella cheese / Caciocavallo cheese / Basil / Oregano / Semolina flour
From Prep to Plate
Seth Tillman heads to Piccolina in CityCenterDC to experience the flavors of Sicily in one of D.C.'s best Italian restaurants. Join Seth as he meets Chef Amy, the mastermind behind this delightful creation. Scacce is a thin rolled sheet of dough layered with delicious ingredients, originating from the town of Ragusa in Sicily. Watch as Chef Amy expertly rolls out the flexible and pliable dough, creating layers of flaky pastry. The result? A crackly and crispy masterpiece that's as light as a stuffed pizza can be. Explore the unique flavors as Amy adds tomato sauce, broccoli rabe, fennel sausage, mozzarella, and more to the scacce. Witness the process of baking it to perfection in a wood-fired oven, ensuring a caramelized and crispy crust.