CHEESE
Ingredients

CHEESE

CHEESE Mozzarella Mozzarella di bufaia is the original mozzarella and is delicious served as is. It is sweet in flavour and soft in texture but does not melt as well as cow’s mozzarella. Cow’s milk mozzarella is the one to use for cooking. It has a very mild, creamy and […]

MEAT
Ingredients

CURED MEATS

Prosciutto Prosciutto is the pig’s hind thigh or ham that has been salted and air-dried. The salt draws off the meat’s excess water, thus curing and preserving it. A true prosciutto is never smoked. When served it should always be thinly sliced and used as soon as possible. If you […]

COOKING METHODS
Instructions

COOKING METHODS

COOKING METHODS The wood-fired oven This is an essential factor in the creation of the true Neapolitan pizza. The design of the traditional wood-fired pizza oven is more than 2,000 years old. These ovens are dome-shaped, made from brick or clay, and the roof is heated by direct contact with […]

OLIVE OIL
Ingredients

OLIVE OIL

OLIVE OIL We’ve used extra virgin olive oil in our recipes. Olive oils vary considerably in taste and strength. Choose one with a flavour you like. In some cases we use infused olive oils, such as chilli or basil oil. Infused oils – you can buy these or make your […]

YEAST
Ingredients

YEAST

Yeasts are a group of single-celled fungi and about 160 different species are known. It is one species, in particular, Saccharomyces cerevisiae or “brewer’s sugar fungus”, that is good for brewing and baking. Yeast gives off a characteristic flavour and smell; it leavens bread and converts the grain carbohydrates into […]

FLOUR
Ingredients

FLOUR

There are two main types of wheat grown today, hard and soft, each with a characteristic kernel composition and each with its own particular culinary use. The wheat kernel will vary in “hardness”, which is the measure of protein content and consequently determines the flour’s gluten content. Hard flour contains […]

FROZEN DOUGH
Dought, Ingredients

FREEZING DOUGH

FREEZING DOUGH Your dough can be frozen as individual balls after the rising (fermentation) stage. Just knock the dough back, reshape into a ball and place in a freezer bag. Remove the dough from the freezer about 6-8 hours before you need it. Leave it to defrost at room temperature. […]

PIZZA DOUGH
Dought, Instructions

PIZZA DOUGH MAKING

Mixing – this involves the mixing together of flour, water and yeast – as simple as that. At this stage, the gluten proteins begin to unfold and form water-protein complexes. Secondly, the yeast begins to feed on the sugars and starts the process of fermentation and the production of carbon […]

Mexican Pizza
Classic Pizza

Mexican

Mexican Pizza The cosmopolitan era has provided us with a variety of culinary fusions that have bewitched our tongues. One such enticing recipe is of the Mexican Pizza. This marriage of bean and cheese will make you go gaga over your pizza! Enjoy!