Dough/Breads

Garlic Toast

Ingredients 8 slices pane Toscano, or other rustic-style bread, cut about 3/4-inch thick 2 large cloves of garlic, peeled Extra-virgin olive oil Instructions Grill or toast the slices of bread lightly on both sides. While the bread is still hot, rub the bread on one side only with the garlic. Drizzle each slice (generously) withMore »

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 »

Basic Potato Focaccia

Ingredients 1/4 ounce active dry yeast or 1/2 ounce fresh yeast 1 1/4 cups very warm water (120-125°F) 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 cup potato buds (instant mashed potatoes) 1 tablespoon nonfat dry milk 1 tablespoon salt 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon olive oil Instructions 1) In a large mixing bowl or the bowl ofMore »

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 »

Crostini di Olive

Ingredients 8 1/2-inch-thick slices pane Toscano or other rustic Italian bread 1 large clove garlic, peeled 3/4 cup pitted black olives (Kalamata, for example) 2 anchovy fillets 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Instructions Grill or toast the bread. Set aside. In a food processor, combine the garlic, olives, anchovies and olive oil. Pulse the processorMore »

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 »

Beer CrustMakes two 12-inch pizza shells

Ingredients 1/2 cup warm water (110 F) 1 teaspoon sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 2 3/4 to 3 cups flour (high protein) 1/4 cup pale lager beer (not chilled, but not flat) 2 teaspoons salt Instructions In a large bowl, combine the water, yeast, beer and sugar. Stir to combine. Let stand forMore »

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.

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.

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 »