Sunday, 14 November 2010


Pizza is the recipe that perhaps more than any other identifying Italian cuisine and italian lifestyle. Someone call the pizza as the Italian fast-food , but pizza is not just a disc of dough with a little 'tomato and mozzarella, is the story of Italy in the world.

The pizza has ancient origins, it seems that the earliest recorded mention of pizza date back to ancient Rome, even though it was a bit 'different from what we know today as the tomato arrived in Italy after the discovery of America.
In 2011 will be celebrate the 150° years of Italian unity, the peak was also protagonist in those years, both among the poor than among the rich.
A few years after 1861 precisely in 1889, a Neapolitan pizza maker, Raffaele Esposito, a recipe for pizza dedicated to Queen Margherita of Savoy, using ingredients that replicates bandiara of united colors of: red tomato, white mozzarella and green basil. Pizza Margherita was born.

Today, variations of this dish does not count anymore.


SERVES 4 (a baking tray to house approx)

- WARM WATER 250 ml
- FLOUR 500 GR
- Yeast 10 gr


Put the flour on the table, forming a "crown" in the center add the yeast water and salt and mix well.
Leave the dough in a covered container with a damp cloth for at least 2 hours in a warm place.

Preheat oven to 250 ° C. While the oven heats up, roll out the pizza pan in helping with a rolling pin.

Why not become thick pizza pans should be used very low or even without the board.

Pour over pasta tomato, mozzarella, cut into cubes and other ingredients according to taste. When the oven is hot oven for about ten minutes.

It 's very important that the  pizza is served and eaten warm.
The ingredients are very important in the preparation of  pizza, from yeast to which should be strictly mozzarella di bufala.

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