Pizza is arguably Italy’s most well-known dish and might now be discovered throughout the world. We’re most acquainted with takeaway and even frozen pizza however as soon as you’ve got made your very personal pizza from scratch, there actually is not any going again.
In this video, Italian chef, Gennaro Contaldo exhibits you ways to make do-it-yourself pizza at dwelling – don’t fret, you do not want a wooden oven to comply with this recipe. Here you will find out how to make, knead and form the dough earlier than topping with scrumptious Parma ham and recent rocket for a easy but scrumptious meal!
(makes 2 x massive pizzas)
For the dough
500g sturdy flour
10g recent yeast
325ml lukewarm water
Topping for Margherita
150g tinned chopped tomatoes or tomato passata
Salt & pepper
1 x tablespoons further virgin olive oil & further for drizzling
1 x tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
1 x ball mozzarella
Just a few recent basil leaves
Topping for Prosciutto & Rocket
Extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
1 x ball mozzarella
1 x tablespoon grated parmesan
four x slices of Parma ham
Handful of rocket
Juice of ½ lemon
First make the dough. Dissolve the yeast in the lukewarm water. Combine flour and salt in a big bowl. Gradually add the yeast combination, mixing effectively till you get hold of a dough. Place dough on a calmly floured work floor and knead for about 10 minutes. Cover with a material or cling movie and depart to relaxation in a heat place for no less than 30 minutes till the dough has doubled in measurement.
Preheat the oven to 220 levels centigrade.
Take the dough, knock it again, then divide into two items, cowl every with a material and depart to relaxation in a heat place for an additional 30 minutes.
Meanwhile put together the toppings. For the Margherita, place tomatoes or passata in a small bowl, season with salt & pepper and stir in 1 tablespoon of additional virgin olive oil. Roughly chop the mozzarella.
Sprinkle some flour onto a clear work floor and with your fingers unfold every bit of dough right into a roughly spherical form with a border, make the dough as skinny as you’ll be able to however watch out not to tear it. Sprinkle some semolina or flour onto 2 massive flat baking trays and place the pizza bases on them.
Drizzle a bit of further virgin olive oil over every base. On one, unfold the tomato combination evenly over, sprinkle with parmesan, scatter just a few basil leaves over and prime with mozzarella.
On the different base, prepare mozzarella and parmesan throughout, prime with Parma ham.
Place each pizzas into the sizzling oven and bake for 8 – 10 minutes.
In the meantime, toss the rocket in a bit of further virgin olive oil and lemon juice.
Remove the pizzas from the oven, prime the Parma ham pizza with rocket and serve instantly.
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