How to make the real Italian pizza

How to make the real Italian pizza

Pizza can be considered a symbol of Italy. The main thing in this dish — a basis, very thin crunchy crust. Perhaps, the most known Italian pizza is Margarita. Colors of its stuffing - red, white and green - correspond to the Italian flag.

It is required to you

  • For the test:
    • — 250 ml of water;
    • — 0.5 kg of flour;
    • — 25 g of a fresh yeast;
    • — 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil;
    • — 1 tablespoons of sugar;
    • — 0.5 tsps of salt.
    • For sauce:
    • — 1 tablespoons of olive oil;
    • — 100 ml of tomato paste;
    • — 1 garlic glove;
    • — 1 bunch of a basil;
    • — ground black pepper
    • salt to taste.
    • For a stuffing:
    • — The 3rd tomatoes;
    • — 150 g of cheese of a mozzarell;
    • — 100 g of a Parmesan cheese.


1. Sift flour, heat water to a warm state. In a deep bowl fill 2/3 torments the hill and make deepening in the center. Part yeast and sugar in 1/2 glasses of water. Instead of a fresh yeast it is possible to take about 1 tsp dry. Leave for 15 minutes that weight foamed. Pour in sugar and barmy mix in a bowl with flour in deepening and mix.

2. Dissolve salt in half of glass of warm water. Pour solution in flour and add vegetable oil, it is desirable olive. Knead dough a wooden spoon or hands. As necessary add water and flour. Dough has to it will turn out homogeneous, elastic, soft. Roll it in a sphere. Oil a bowl vegetable and shift in it dough. Cover with a damp kitchen towel or food wrap that dough wasn't weather-beaten. Leave for 40-60 minutes in the warm place. You watch that there were no drafts. Dough has to will increase in volume twice.

3. Prepare a stuffing. Scald tomatoes boiled water and husk. Make a crosswise cut and remove seeds. Cut pulp of tomatoes and a mozzarella in small cubes. Grate parmesan on a small grater. Leave several leaves of a basil for ornament, small chop the others, crush garlic glove. For basic sauce mix olive oil, tomato paste, garlic and a basil. Add salt and pepper to taste.

4. Warm an oven to 200-220 degrees of S. Testo roll on the sprinkled flour to a board in a circle with a diameter of 30 cm and 0.5 cm thick. Also powder a baking tray with flour and shift to it test layer. Puncture with a fork in several places.

5. Grease dough with tomato sauce, lay out tomatoes and a mozzarella, from above strew with grated parmesan. Distribute a stuffing evenly. Sprinkle olive oil. Bake Margarita pizza basil leaflets, cut on flank steaks give to a table more hotly.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team