Home-made Pizza

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Ingredients (for 2 pizzas):

Main Ingredients:

  • 600g of 00 flour
  • 300ml of water
  • 2g of dried yeast
  • 15g of salt
  • 400g tinned tomato passata
  • 200g of buffalo mozzarella
  • Additional toppings as you like (Mushrooms, basil and olives work well)

Goes Well With:

  • Salad

Utensils:

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Baking tray per pizza

Instructions

Dough (30min + 8h):

Dough must be made 8h before preparing

  1. Pour water into mixing bowl and add dried yeast, add all but 100g of the flour bit by bit and start mixing (5 mins)
  2. Sprinkle some of the 100g flour left on to the table top
  3. As soon as the mixture becomes too hard to mix with a spoon, empty to the table top and knead until it feels dry but not hard (10 mins approx)
  4. Put the dough back in the bowl, cover with cling film and leave to rest outside the fridge for 4h
  5. After 4h, cut the dough into 2 peices, check each piece weighs approx 280g
  6. Put into seperate bowls, cover with cling film and rest for another 4h outside the fridge

Prepare (20min):

  1. Turn oven to as hot as it will go
  2. Cover table top with a sprinkle of flour
  3. Empty one bowl of dough and flatten it from the middle out with a rolling pin to roughly a pizza shape
  4. Oil a baking tray and put the pizza base on top
  5. Spread passata, chunks of mozzarella and then the remaining toppings you wish (If using mushrooms quickly pre cook them)
  6. Drizzle olive oil and salt on top

Cooking (12-18min):

  1. Put pizza in the oven, check after 12 minutes and every two minutes after until it's ready (mozzarella and sauce is bubbling and edges look yellow)