Puttanesca
Classic Pizza, Pizza Recipes

Puttanesca

A classic Italian pizza and sauce, curiously called Puttanesca, or “in the whore’s style”. Perhaps the dark, briny, hot nature of the traditional ingredients – capers, anchovies, black olives and chillies – hint at the origin. Whatever the explanation, it makes for a very fine pizza. Puttanesca is a delight […]

Bianca
Classic Pizza, Pizza Recipes

Bianca

Bianca A pure, (almost) perfectly white pizza, which the Italians aptly name Bianca. Such simple, clean flavours deserve the best ingredients. Reach for flaky sea salt, firm garlic and the freshest mozzarella you can find to do it full justice.

Funghi
Classic Pizza, Pizza Recipes

Funghi

Funghi This is a classic pizza, where mushrooms are truly given the chance to shine. Speaking of mushrooms, don’t feel obliged to stick to the ordinary variety. If your tomatoes lack lustre, follow the Tip below. If ripe tomatoes aren’t available, use any of the tomato recipes featured in the […]

Classic Pizza, Pizza Recipes

Quattro stagioni

Quattro stagioni Quattro stagioni means “four seasons”, and this pizza should be made with the toppings placed in four sections, representing each season. However, if you are sharing the pizza it makes more sense to distribute the ingredients around more evenly so everybody gets a little bit of everything

Florentina
Classic Pizza, Pizza Recipes

Florentina

Florentina If you are serving this pizza to egg lovers then you may want to add extra eggs and position them so that when cut into pieces each person gets a yolk. Just be careful, when you are cracking them on to the base, that they don’t ooze everywhere!

Dough
Dought, Instructions

Top 5 Pizza Dough-Making Tips

Measure the flour accurately. Scoop it with one measuring cup and dump it in another to measure, then place the flour in the mixing bowl. Use a Danish dough Whisk. One of our favorite utensils, this tool with a long wooden handle and a stirring end, which looks like a […]

Dough How To
Dought

Dough How-To

Homemade is the first step to a signature pizza or flatbread on the grill. Every ingredient has a role to play. Flour provides body. Yeast, which can be stirred right into the flour, is the rising agent. Honey adds a touch of sweetness; olive oil, a little silliness. Salt enhances […]

bread
Dought, Instructions

PIZZA BASE ALTERNATIVES

Pitta bread – use pitta pieces of bread to make mini or individual pizzas, which are great for the kids. Let them top their own and experiment with the ingredients. Tortillas – these make a thin and crispy base. These can also be cooked in a frying pan and even […]

TOMATOES
Ingredients

TOMATOES

There are over 5,000 varieties of tomato in the world today from yellow cherry tomatoes and green plum to red beef ! It was in Naples that tomatoes transformed the original white pizza into the red, tomato-topped variety we know today. Italian cooking without the tomato would truly be unthinkable. […]