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Alba's dough

It all starts with a meticulously-crafted sourdough

Our pizza dough is a recipe that blends six different high-quality flour varieties, fueled by our one-of-a-kind sourdough starter named Aulus. We believe in the power of ancient grains. Therefore we import ours directly from Sicily and from local Swiss wheat varieties, gently milled by family-run milling masters.

Sourdough starter

Meet Aulus, our 160-year-old starter

For ALBA’s artisanal pizzas, we use nothing but pure sourdough, without any additives or mass-produced yeasts. This means referring back to ancient baking techniques used in the pre-industrialization era. Our sourdough starter is 160 years old, and is fed every day with Tumminia ancient grain flour.