Perfect your own homemade pizza with Helen Jessup

Homemade pizza

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Pizza is a great dish to make with, and for, the family. The kids can join in with rolling out the dough and choosing their own toppings.  It’s not as difficult as it may seem, and with just a little effort you will get great results, and never go back to supermarket pizza again.

  • 500g ‘00’ flour
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 7g sachet of dried instant yeast
  • tsp caster sugar
  • 30ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 325ml water
  • Passata
  • Grated cheese
  • Chosen toppings

  1. Add the flour, salt, yeast & sugar to the mixer bowl and attach the dough hook
  2. Add the olive oil & half the water & set the machine running
  3. Add more water slowly, until a sticky (but not wet) dough is formed
  4. Keep the machine running for a few minutes until the dough is soft & elastic
  5. Place in a lightly oiled bowl & cover & leave in a warm place to double in size
  6. Divide into 2 (for large pizzas) or 6 (for individual pizzas)
  7. Roll out on a floured surface
  8. Place on a baking sheet & spread passata over pizza bases
  9. Cover with grated cheese & mozzarella & add chosen toppings
  10. Bake in preheated 200C oven for approx. 15 minutes

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