SB 016| How to Make Neapolitan Pizza Dough

How to Make Neapolitan Pizza Dough

Neapolitan pizza dough is low hydration and formulated specifically for use in a wood fire oven. To be a true neapolitan pizza, the dough can only contain 00 pizza flour, water, salt and yeast.

The 00 pizza flour is especially important when making a neapolitan pizza, since the "leapording" or char responsible for the distinct look and flavor of neapolitan pizzas, taste bitter and burnt if any flour besides 00 pizza flour is used.

New York Style Pizza Dough

How to Make a New York Style Pizza Crust

This New York style pizza crust is formulated specifically for use in a home oven. The addition of the olive oil and sugar help to make the dough extensible and easy to brown. This dough can be further enhanced by delaying fermentation in the fridge overnight, either during the primary fermentation or proofing stage. The longer the dough is allowed to proof, the better flavor it will have.

Sicilian Style Pizza Dough - Pizza Romano Recipe

Sicilian Style Pizza Dough Recipe - Pizza Romano

This Sicilian style pizza dough is similar to a focaccia. The thicker dough can stand up to heavy toppings, and creates a sturdy pizza that reheats easily. These pizzas are traditionally cut into squares using scissors and sold by weight at Italian, quick-service pizza shops. The Sicilian style pizza is great for large groups and parties.

Basic Baguette Recipe

French Baguette Bread

This recipe and it's methods were developed to replicate a decent baguette in a home oven, complete with the ever hard to achieve "crackly" crust. For a detailed video on how to make this baguette, including shaping and baking technique, please refer to the link in the "notes" section below.

Basic Sourdough Boule - 70% Hydration

70% Hydration Sourdough Boule

This is a scalable recipe designed to yield one large sourdough boule. This is the exact recipe used in our "How To Make A Basic Loaf of Sourdough Bread Video." Please see video and show notes for further information. Also, if you have a smaller dutch oven (this recipe calls for a 7qt), try halving the recipe by clicking on the appropriate button in the yield box to the right.

Sushi Rice Seasoning Vinegar

The seasoning for sushi rice is different for each sushi chef, and the ratio at which they season their rice is usually a closely guarded secret. Here's what worked for me when I was rolling sushi, and at the very least, it will give you a good starting point to develop your own ratios to fit your taste preferences.

Ginger Brine

This all purpose ginger brine is a great way to add flavor and tenderness to pork chops, chicken or other lean cuts of meat. All ounce measurements in this recipe are by weight and the yield is set at 32 cups (1 gallon) to make scaling easier.


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