We talk all the time about how great homemade food is, not just because we consider cooking to be a relaxing and satisfying experience, but because it’s so much more budget-friendly than going out and spilling all your money at a fancy restaurant.
Plus, it never hurts getting compliments from your friends and family–they’ll be talking for years about that delicious chicken cacciatore.
However, today we aren’t talking about chicken, but we go all in with THE Italian dish. Want a hint? When a moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie/ That’s amore.
And if that wasn’t clear enough, here is another hint: we gave you an excellent marinara sauce recipe.
Yep, it’s time to talk about what holds everything together–literally, so today’s article is about an authentic Italian pizza dough recipe.
Needless to say, the pizza is a symbol of Italian tradition, recognized worldwide. Its humble beginnings were as a loaf of bread, enriched with all sorts of ingredients.
This has, of course, evolved over the years, but something that hasn’t really changed is the preparation of the dough itself.
All you need is flour, water, yeast, and salt, which can be used in different quantities and forms, depending on how thin or thick you want your pizza to be.
Our authentic Italian pizza dough recipe will give you a crispy base perfectly suitable to be covered with fresh tomato, mozzarella cheese, and fresh basil.
Extra tip: The key to get an Italian style pizza like in the picture above is to use a pizza stone trust me! It makes pizza just like your best pizzeria place.
You would also need a wooden pizza peel to transport the pizza from the counter to the oven!
Needless to say, the recipe will be a success! Trust us, people will urge you to open your own pizza restaurant.