Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza


byThe team at The Kitchen @ Gorey

of Co. Wexford

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Prep Time

45 Minutes

Cooking Time

10 Minutes


1-2 People


Pizza Dough (makes 2 balls)

  • 200g water
  • 1.5g instant yeast
  • 4g of extra virgin olive oil
  • 150 g plain flour
  • 150g strong white flour
  • 8g salt

Tomato Sauce

  • 1 tin of good quality plum tomatoes
  • 2 x teaspoon of tomato paste
  • 5 sundried tomatoes halved (in oil)
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of balsamic vinegar
  • Good bunch of fresh basil
  • Seasoning, you can also add tobacco if you want it spicy!
  • Toppings of your choice


For the Pizza Dough

Make yeast as per packet instructions.
Mix dough ingredients together.
Knead for 3 mins.
Rest for 5 mins.
Knead for 3 mins.
Divide mixture in two.
Cover with Clingfilm refrigerate for 24 hrs or 8 hours at room temp, dough will double in size.

For the Tomato Sauce

Blitz all of the tomato sauce ingredients together.

For the Pizza

Choose your pizza toppings.
If dough was in fridge let stand at room temp for about 1 hour.
Roll dough using a floured surface.
Spread sauce on dough but not right out to the edges.
Spread your cheese (grated mozzarella) do not overload.
Add your favourite toppings (do not overload) we use salami, green chilli, mushroom, yellow pepper, shaved parmesan, fresh mozzarella & fresh basil leaves.
Pre heat oven to 250 fan.
Put base directly onto oven rack or use a wire rack, do not use a tray!.
Cook until base is nice and crisp and cheese is melted (Approx. 10 mins).

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