Quick & Easy

Napoletana pizza

NAPOLETANA PIZZA
4
30M

Ingredients

Pizza dough

Method

Napoletana pizza

1.Make pizza dough.
2.Preheat oven to 240°C. Oil 2 oven or pizza tray’s, place in heated oven.
3.Roll dough on floured surface into 2 x 30cm rounds. Place on tray’s.
4.Spread pizza bases with sauce, top with cheese, olives, anchovies, capers and oregano.
5.Bake pizzas about 15 minutes or until bases are browned and crisp.

Pizza dough

6.Combine yeast, sugar and water in a small bowl, cover. Stand in a warm place about 10 minutes, or until frothy.
7.Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl. Stir in the yeast mixture and olive oil, mix to a soft dough. Bring the dough together with your hands. Add a little extra water, if necessary, to make sure all ingredients are incorporated.
8.Knead dough on a lightly floured surface for 10 minutes, or until smooth and elastic. Push the dough with the heel of your hand, and give it a quarter turn each time. Place the dough in a lightly oiled large bowl, cover. Stand in a warm place about 1 hour, or until doubled in size.
9.“Punch” the dough down with your fist, then knead on a lightly floured surface until smooth.

Naples is widely credited as the birthplace of pizza, where it was originally sold to the city’s poor by street vendors. The world’s first pizzeria was opened there in 1830 and is still in operation today. The beauty of the napoletana pizza lies in its simplicity. We recommend using only the best and freshest ingredients to achieve the most delicious authentic pizza.

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