Time for real Italian pizza: 7 best recipes at home (part 1)
Birth Story If you go to Italy for real pizza, you can be a little disappointed. This dish, firmly entrenched in the menu of Russian pizzerias, has nothing to do with the Italian counterpart. And, according to many travelers, our product is tastier! Unexpectedly, right? Chefs have long adapted the recipe to Russian taste preferences. And we love pizza with a rich, diverse filling. Italy’s traditional pizza is thin pastry and an even thinner layer of filling with two or three ingredients. To understand why Italian pizza looks like this, you need to turn to history.Many centuries ago, this dish in Italy was considered food for the poor. And only then, having fallen in love with King Ferdinand II, could it get to the royal court. True, the king worked hard to prove to Queen Margarita the merits of such a treat. I had to come up with a new way of kneading the dough with a whisk (before it was disturbed by my feet) and make special forks so that the royal people would not get their fingers dirty.what tools are needed today to make real Italian pizza at home using any of the recipes? to contents ↑ Tools and components If you rarely cook, you can use the most common kitchen utensils that are in every home: a flat table surface or a large cutting board for rolling dough; rolling pin; convenient deep bowls for mixing ingredients; grater; knife; stove with oven. Professional chefs prepare pizza in a special oven, which is heated to almost 500 degrees, as well as a special round knife for slicing an already finished product. But you can cook pizza without these devices. The main thing is to pick up fresh products and add a little inspiration to them! And on our website you will find a recipe for making classic risotto with vegetables. Try to cook this dish like in a real Italian restaurant! From this material you will learn how to cook pasta with seafood in a creamy sauce – a popular and very tasty dish of Italian cuisine. Look at the secrets of making pasta with Bolognese sauce, as well as video lessons from famous chefs here: https://expertitaly.ru/italyanskaya-kuhnya/pasta/boloneze.html. contents ↑ Dough So what products do we need? According to the classic recipe for dough for a real thin Italian pizza, you need to prepare the following ingredients: pure water (1 cup); flour (1 cup); natural olive oil; salt (1 teaspoon); sugar (1 teaspoon); dry yeast (1 teaspoon). Lightly heat the water and add a spoonful of flour, salt, sugar and yeast to it. For convenience, it is best to use a deep bowl. When the yeast ferment (and this happens literally in 10 minutes), we carefully pour the remaining flour and olive oil into them. Knead the resulting dough. It should turn out quite thick. Then we roll it and proceed to the preparation of the filling. How to cook Italian yeast dough for real pizza at home – look at the video: But the filling for Italian pizza depends on what home cooking recipe you choose. contents ↑ Topping options We bring to your attention two traditional recipes for delicious real Italian pizza on thin pastry in the oven with photo results. contents ↑ With seafood To implement this recipe, we need: frozen peeled shrimps, boiled mussels, squids, 1-2 types of cheese, pitted olives, bell pepper, ketchup or tomato paste, spices to taste. Instead of shrimp, mussels and squid, you can use the ready-made mixture “Sea cocktail”. When all the components are ready, proceed directly to the preparation: Take the cooked dough and transfer it to a baking sheet, which must first be treated with oil. Lightly sprinkle the dough with flour and grease with ketchup or tomato paste. Spread seafood evenly. We should not have empty places in the circle. We distribute bell pepper pre-cut into small squares on the surface of the circle. Add the olives. We rub the cheese on a coarse grater and generously sprinkle it with our future culinary masterpiece. Add spices to taste – salt, pepper, aromatic herbs. Preheat the oven and put pizza in it for 15-20 minutes.