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Wood fired pizza making

Wood fired pizza making

W0od fired pizza making is a fun and unique way to make pizza. There’s something special about cooking pizza in a wood-fired oven that creates a superior flavor and texture. Plus, the process of making the dough and selecting toppings can be a fun activity to do with friends or family.

First, you’ll need to make your pizza dough from scratch. A basic dough recipe typically includes flour, yeast, salt, and water. Knead the dough until it becomes smooth and elastic, then let it rest for at least an hour to rise put it away covered with plastic or in a dough box so it ferments and taste and performs better. I like three days myself ! When its ready, gather your favorite toppings. The possibilities are endless, but some popular options include tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, sliced vegetables, cured meats, and fresh herbs. You can make anything so get creative and have fun!

 

Making wood fired pizza at home requires a few key elements:  quality pizza ingredients, and patience. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Invest in the  correct oven That depends on what you like to cook and for how many people  we have  several options , including small tabletop models and large family ovens. Decide what works best for your space and budget. Then the fun begins !

  2. Prepare the dough: Use a mix of high-quality flour, water, salt, and yeast. Mix together all ingredients until the dough is elastic and smooth. Cover and let it rest for several hours until it has doubled in size. Check our blogs and videos for all types of fun recipes

  3. Gather your ingredients: Choose high-quality ingredients such as San Marzano tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and fresh herbs. Have them prepared and within reach.

  4. Heat the oven: Preheat the oven  by building the fire on the floor , a hot floor is always first and use good wood!

  5. Stretch and shape the dough: On a floured surface, stretch and shape the dough into a thin circle or oval see our videos

  6. Add the toppings: Spread tomato sauce over the dough, then add fresh mozzarella, toppings, and fresh herbs.

  7. Cook the pizza: Using a long-handled pizza peel, slide the pizza into the oven. Cook for 1-2 minutes, while rotating the pie so it does not burn! That might take a little practice so have a couple of spare doughs the first time you start and just use sauce as a test pie!

  8. Enjoy: Remove the pizza from the oven and let it cool for a minute before slicing and serving. Enjoy your delicious homemade wood-fired pizza!

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