How To Make Pizza Essay

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How to Make a Pizza The process of making a pizza is a process that has been constructed over hundreds of years by the finest chefs. These chefs all agree the process needs great diligence and care. They also say that the freshness of all the ingredients that go into the perfect pie is the most important factor. The first step in making a pizza is to make the foundation; the dough. In order to make dough you must start by adding yeast into a bowl containing 1 ¼ cups of warm water. Next, add 1/2 cups of sifted flour and stir until blended, when blended add another 1 ½ to two cups of flour until the mix becomes too stiff to stir with a spoon. Begin to spread the dough on a floured surface for about 15 minutes until the dough becomes smooth and elastic. At this point the dough should be about double the size. You can now split the dough into…show more content…
The sauce is very simple made up of three ingredients. A ratio of six to one of cans of tomatoes to sticks of butter and one medium sized onion diced is all you need for a very satisfying pizza sauce. Simmer the tomatoes, onion, and butter for an hour. When done simmering mash the sauce with a hand blender or whisk. This is where the sauce can be customized with garlic, oregano, parsley, Romano cheese, and Parmesan cheese which are all very good ingredients to add. Thirdly, everyone loves a rich, satisfying, gooey cheese atop a delicious perfectly crafted pizza. The traditional cheese used in most pizza parlors is Mozzarella cheese. Mozzarella has long been used because of its mild taste and low melting temperature and works perfectly for a mild tasting pizza. A more daring pizza artist may opt for a cheese with a more individual flavor such as Asiago, Provolone, Romano, or Parmesan. What cheese you prefer is up to you and numerous cheeses can be mixed and matched. Sprinkle an appropriate amount of cheese on the pie and you are ready for

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