Pizza Sicilia 

Pizza Sicilia

Ingredients for basic pizza dough

Enough dough for one full rectangular Baking tray

  • 500 g white flour whole purpose

  • 10 g dry Yeast or Active Fresh Yeast

  • 5 g Salt

  • 3 g sugar

  • 300 g warm temperature water

  • extra virgin olive oil for the pizza trays

Ingredients for a Pizza Sicilia 

  • 3 pc cherry tomato (cut in half-skin off )

  • 3 pc yellow tomato (cut in half-skin off )

  • 150 g fresh ricotta cheese

  • 6 pc seedless Kalamata black olives

  • ½ eggplant cut in-ring and fried

  • 3 tablespoon pizza tomato sauce

  • fresh thyme

  • salt / pepper

  • fresh parsley ( chopped )

  • olive oil extra virgin

Method

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, yeast, salt and sugar. Add the water and using a wooden spoon mix until blended, at least 30s econds. the dough will look a bit stiff, cover the dough with a kitchen towel until the dough has more than doubled in volume

  2. Remove the dough from the bowl, oil the baking tray, with your palms, gently pull, press and stretch the dough until all pizza filled the baking tray

  3. Cover the dough with tomato sauce already prepared, and add any condiment you wish

  4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the oven at 250c

 

 

Many pizza recipes are created with a different foundation. My Home style pizza dough recipe is made with short fermentation, the dough rises in less than 2 hours. I add the 3g sugar to feed the yeast to speed up the fermentation process, and prepare a delicious Italian homestyle pizza.

Enjoy!!!  

 

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