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The best homemade pizza dough recipe
Whether you are a professional cook or only beginning to get to know the endless world of cooking, this pizza dough recipe is easy to prepare, and you won’t need to spend money on a pizza from a restaurant again. The best thing about this dough is that you can freeze it if you make too much of it.
Making a good pizza dough is perhaps the basis for future success. It is very clear that if we do not make a good dough, we will not have a good pizza. There are different versions, from doughs with slow fermentation to a dough with baking powder that does not need much time to reach the result.
Pizza dough consists of 5 basic ingredients: flour, water, salt, fats (EVOO from Spain), and yeast. The main ingredient is the flour, and once you find the flour that works best for you, do not change it. In any case to make a good dough, we need a strong flour, it is the ideal and for those who are not very familiar with these terms is the flour to make bread.
The best type of yeast to use, whether fresh or dry, is baker's yeast. Just keep in mind that the quantity will be one third less if you use dry yeast than fresh yeast. In average, it is 5.5 g sachet for 500 g of flour.
Another essential ingredient to make a good dough is water. We must add the water that the flour takes or the other way around. If it turns out that the dough is too liquid, you can add more flour. Flour does not usually behave the same way, so it is important to see how it reacts.
The last main ingredient is extra virgin olive oil that is one of the best fats for the pizza dough.
With these simple instructions your pizza will look and taste wonderful and all your guests will dream of tasting your pizza once again.
Ingredients for preparation