Dough/Breads

Cheese Focaccia

Ingredients 1/4 ounce active dry yeast or 1/2 ounce fresh yeast 1 cup warm water 3 tablespoons olive oil + 2 tablespoons olive oil for brushing 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated ½ cup Romano cheese, grated ½ cup Asiago cheese, shredded Instructions 1) In a small bowl, dissolveMore »

Herb 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 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon basil 1 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon rosemary Instructions 1) In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water and let sit forMore »

Tomato 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 2 ounces plum tomatoes, crushed 2 teaspoons oregano Instructions 1) In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water and let sit for 10 minutes. Add theMore »

Bruschetta con Pomodori e Basilico (Bruschetta with tomatoes and basil)

Ingredients 18 slices rustic-style bread, about 3-by-2 inches, 3/4-inches thick 2 large cloves garlic, peeled 1 pound tomatoes almost dead ripe, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 18-20 fresh basil leaves cut into a chiffonade (roll the leaves into a cigarette shape and slice crosswise). Instructions Toast orMore »

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 »