Tag: PIZZA DOUGH

Grilled pizza base
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Grilled pizza base

Whether it’s in an oven or even on a stone, we’re always hearing about baked pizza. But what if there was an even better way to prepare your pizza base recipe? Here, we’re talking about grilling. That’s right: the same method used to sheer steaks, ribs and burgers to perfection […]

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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
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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 […]

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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 […]

OLIVE OIL
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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
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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
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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 […]

PIZZA DOUGH
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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 […]