At Pizza & Pasta Northeast, Dan Richer, owner of Razza in Jersey City, New Jersey, will present a demonstration on naturally leavened pizza. What are three key tips to producing a great naturally leavened dough?
- Bread making techniques are essential. I recommend reading every bread book ever written and practicing daily. It takes time, patience, knowledge, intuition, and persistence.
- Manage the variables – don’t make more than one change to your formula at a time. Keep written record of all changes that you made so you can remember what worked and what didn’t. Keep it consistent by managing your final dough temperature and fermentation times. A thorough understanding of how time and temperature impact fermentation is key.
- Keep your culture active by feeding it regularly – at least twice per day at the same time, temperature, and with the same flour. The health of your starter depends on these factors and starter vibrancy is crucial for consistency and quality.
April 10, 2017 | Pizza Headlines
Firenza Pizza & Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria – two restaurants known for their high quality and exceptional pizza product – are joining forces to become one! It’s the best of both worlds as the two merge together under the Firenza Pizza name in Spring of 2017. Sarasota, Florida, April 4, 2017 (Newswire.com) – At Firenza,… Read More ›
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April 1, 2017 | Pizza Headlines
I’ve got some exciting news to share with you regarding our Wednesday keynote address at Pizza & Pasta Northeast, which will be held October 17–18, 2017 at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Many have heard the call, but only two pizza makers have been chosen¬—at least by a national television network—to travel the country in… Read More ›