Recipes

Pizza

Pizza

Create your own authentic pizza from scratch, with a golden, crispy base and melted cheesy top. This recipe is a fantastic dinnertime treat, suitable for the whole family to get involved and create their favourite pizza at home.

Preparation time: 5 minutes, plus 2 hours proving | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 175g strong bread flour
  • 175g 00 flour
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 15g fast acting yeast
  • Pinch of salt
  • 200ml warm water

 

METHOD

  1. Insert the dough hook attachment on a stand mixer. Add all the ingredients to the stand mixer bowl, except the water.
  2. Begin mixing on speed two and add water gradually, until you achieve a soft and pliable dough. Knead in the stand mixer for 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer the dough to a large oiled bowl and cover with cling film. Leave to rise in a warm place for approximately 1 hour, or until doubled in size.
  4. After the first proving, divide the dough into four pieces. Put them on a tray – each positioned with plenty of room around them – and leave them until they double in size. This may take up to 1 hour.
  5. Once the dough is ready, roll each ball out into a small circle. Using the weight of the dough, and the backs of your hands, stretch it out to create a large round disc.
  6. Top the pizza base with passata, being careful to leave at least 1cm of uncovered dough on the edges of the circle to form a crust. Add your desired toppings, then put the pizza in a preheated oven at 250°c and cook directly on a preheated pizza stone for a few minutes.
  7. To serve, slice with a pizza wheel and sprinkle over freshly torn rocket.

Photo Credits : Paul Gregory Photography

Food and Kindness, The Sobell House Cook Book

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