Nothing beats a crisp, homemade pizza base, cooked quick and hot in a woodfired oven. Try our recipe topped with rich tomato and basil, Roam & Relish Smoked Streaky Bacon, organic buffalo mozzarella and sliced organic veg.
Makes approx. 500g dough
120g dough makes a thin 8 inch pizza
170g dough makes a 12 inch pizza
Allow extra dough for a deep base
Cooking time: 10 minutes, 15 minutes prep and 3-4 hours proving
For the base:
500g organic strong white bread flour (or 00)
1 tsp active yeast
1 tbsp olive oil
250 – 300ml tepid water
For the toppings:
Classic marinara tomato sauce
Roam & Relish Honey Smoked Streaky Bacon
Organic buffalo mozzarella
Sliced red peppers
Fresh thyme and basil
Mix the flour, yeast, salt and warm water and knead for around 7 minutes.
Divide the dough into four balls (for 8 inch pizzas) and place in a well-floured container or tray covered with a tea towel or loose clingfilm.
Allow to prove for 3-4 hours at room temperature.
Tip: In hot weather reduce the yeast to ¾ tsp.
Once proved stretch into bases of your chosen size and thickness and top with classic marinara sauce, organic mozzarella, honey smoked streaky bacon, red peppers, fresh tomatoes and thyme or basil.
Drizzle with a little olive oil and bake in a hot woodfired oven until crisp, golden and bubbling.