Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos
Show: Extra Virgin
Episode: The Pizza Oven
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Total:
4 hr
Active:
30 min
Yield:
dough for 4 small pizzas
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm water (approximately 80 degrees F)
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, plus more for greasing
  • All-purpose flour, for dusting 

Directions

Special equipment: a pizza peel; a wood-burning pizza oven, optional; a pizza stone, optional

In a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, combine the yeast, lukewarm water, and 1/2 cup of the bread flour. Mix well and let sit for 30 minutes, or until bubbly like foamy beer.

In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the remaining 3 1/2 cups bread flour and the salt until evenly combined.

Add 3/4 cup cold water and the olive oil to the yeast mixture. Turn on the mixer and begin adding the flour mixture in increments, then mix for 5 minutes, until the dough starts creeping up the dough hook and detaching from the sides of the bowl.

Grease a large bowl with oil and transfer the dough to the bowl. Turn the dough to coat its surface with oil. Cover the bowl loosely with a tea towel. Let the dough rise until doubled in size, about 2 hours. Punch the dough down, then let rise another 1 hour.

Divide the dough into 4 equal pieces and form into discs. On a work surface lightly dusted with flour, use your fingers or the heel of your hands (and a rolling pin, if you prefer) to stretch the discs until they're 13 inches in diameter. The discs should be very thin, less than 1/3 inch.

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