Dough/Breads

Multi-Grain Crust

Ingredients 7 ½ pounds of multi-grain blend 17 ½ pounds pizza flour 8 ounces salt 12 ounces olive oil 4 ounces compressed yeast 15 pounds water Instructions Combine these ingredients following your normal method for making pizza dough.

Traditional Pizza Crust

Ingredients Strong bread flour (12 to 12.8 percent protein): 100 percent Salt: 1.75 percent Sugar: 2 percent Olive oil: 3 percent Instant dry yeast: 0.5 percent Water (70 F): 58 percent Instructions Add water to the mixing bowl, then add the flour and the remainder of dry ingredients. Mix the dough at low speed untilMore »

Bruschetta alle Erbe

Ingredients 12 slices pane Toscano or other rustic style Italian bread 2 large cloves garlic, peeled 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh oregano 1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh parsley Freshly ground pepper Instructions Grill or toast the slices of bread on both sides. While theMore »

Neapolitan-style Pizza Dough

Ingredients 1-1/2 ounces active dry yeast 11 pounds (at around 85-90 F) water 4 ounces salt 20 pounds flour (11- to 12-percent protein) Instructions In the mixing bowl, whisk the yeast into the water. Whisk in the salt. Add the flour. Mix for 2 minutes at low speed, then about 10 minutes at medium speedMore »

Adaptation of Enrico’s San Francisco Sour Dough Pizza

Ingredients For the sour dough starter: 10 grams fresh yeast 6 cups water at 70 degrees 1 cup olive oil 6 pounds, 13 ounces durum wheat or fine semolina flour 1 pound, 8 ounces all purpose flour 4 ½ ounces salt Instructions Mix all of the above together in a large bowl and let riseMore »

Neapolitan-style Thin-Crust Pizza Dough

Ingredients 1-1/2 ounces active dry yeast11 pounds (at around 85-90 F) water4 ounces salt20 pounds flour (11 to 12 percent protein) Instructions In the mixing bowl, whisk the yeast into the water. Whisk in the salt. Add the flour. Mix for 2 min. at low speed, then about 10 min, at medium speed, or untilMore »

Whole Wheat Crust

Ingredients 25 pounds whole wheat flour 8 ounce salt 12: ounces olive oil 4 ounces compressed yeast 12 ounces sugar 16 pounds water Instructions Follow standard dough making procedures.

Basic Focaccia

Basic Focaccia

Ingredients 1/4 ounce active dry yeast or 1/2 ounce fresh yeast 1 cup warm water 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt Instructions 1) In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water and let sit for 10 minutes. Add the olive oil and stir to combine. 2) InMore »

Neopolitan Pizza Dough

Ingredients 1/4 ounce dry yeast 1-1/4 cups cool (80-90 F) water 2 teaspoons sugar 2 teaspoons salt 2 cups soft flour 2 cups hard flour Instructions Put the yeast in the mixing bowl of a stand mixer. Add water, sugar and salt. Whisk to dissolve. Add the two flours. Mix for 6-8 min., until theMore »

Crusty Onion Bruschetta

Ingredients 1 French bread baguette (about 8 ounces) 4 ounces light cream cheese 1/2 cup nonfat or low fat ricotta cheese 2 teaspoons dried oregano 2 teaspoons dried basil 1 cup pizza sauce 1 medium onion, cut into paper-thin wedges 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated Parsley flakes (optional) Instructions Split bread in half lengthwise. PullMore »