Recipe: this is how to prepare an exquisite pizza in a pan

Accompany this preparation with condiments such as mushrooms, olives, ham and salami, among others.

Accompany this preparation with condiments such as mushrooms, olives, ham and salami, among others.

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A little history of this dish

The first time was officially prepared Pizza It was in Naples, Italy, in 1600. This preparation was consumed by Neapolitans who spent a lot of time on the street. They bought pieces of pizza and ate it while walking and talking.

The first pizza restaurant was called Antica Pizzeria Porto Alba, opened in 1738 in Naples. Today this preparation is part of the well-known ‘informal meal’ and can be made with infinite ingredients: sweet or savory.

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250 g of wheat flour

160 ml of water

5 g of fresh yeast

5 g of salt

A can of canned tomato

Toppings to taste: Double cream cheese, basil, sliced ‚Äč‚Äčtomato, oregano, mushrooms, peppers, salami.

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In a bowl we mix the water with the yeast, I prefer to use fresh brewer’s yeast because so I go to the fixed one, I buy it in the sauce shops in the market squaresI mix it with water until there are no lumps. Add the flour, salt and start kneading. This first dough is used to integrate the ingredients, once we have a fairly uniform mixture, we must cover it with vinyl and leave it the dough rests for about 15 min.

After this time the dough will be more malleable. Now let’s go with the second dough, what we want here is to have a smooth and even ball, we will get this moving the dough from side to side and pressing on the surface so that it integrates. Kneading is not easy, it requires technique and practice, but over time the ideal dough is obtained. Once we have the smooth ball we are looking for, we cover it and let it double in volume, this will depend on the temperature we are in, but in theory It should be 30 min to 60 min.

After this time we will degas our dough and spread it on the pan, we will get this with the help of a drizzle of oil, the idea is that the pan is wide enough to contain all the dough. We will cook it over medium heat until a crust has formed, it could take about 5 minutes, after this time we turn it over and put it to cook on the raw side. The thinner we left the dough, the faster it will be, the denser, it will take a little longer.

Blend the can of canned tomato, add a clove of garlic and olive oil, season with salt and pour over the mixture that is in the pan, we put our toppings and finally cover so that the cheese melts, in about 10 minutes over medium / low heat, the pizza will be cooked and the cheese melted.

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