Pizzas- brief meaning and concept:
Pizza is one of the world's famous dishes and it has an ever gaining popularity. Pizza represents the rich European culture, so it's not a dish, but also a mode of representing the rich cultures. Pizza is generally round in shape (it is also available in many shapes) and is also available in various sizes and is served baked. There are lots of varieties of pizzas available with different types of toppings.
The base of the pizza which is made of the bread is referred to as the pizza crust. Generally pizza crust is white in color and there are different types of styles in which it can be prepared.
Generally thick crust is used in the pizza pans. There are large types of variety of crusts. Depending upon the type of pizza the favorable type of crust is used. Pizza base which are stuffed with cheese are also available. The crust may also be seasoned with butter, herbs or garlic.
Ingredients used for the preparation of the pizza crust.
There are varieties of materials used for the preparation of the pizzas. Some of the commonly used are listed below:
Dry yeast- in nearly all the crust dry yeast is the primary ingredient used for the preparation of the crust.
Salt and sugar is used very oftenly while for the preparations of pizza crust.
All purpose flour is also another ingredient which is used quite frequently. Extra flour is required very oftenly to prevent the sticking of the hands while the preparation of the crust.
Water- only warm water should be used for the preparation of the crust.
High gluten flour is also used very frequently while preparing the dough.
Vegetable oil is also used on many numbers of occasions.
Note: A favorable temperature must be maintained during the preparation of the crust. The crust must be prepared in a hygienic bowl.
Recipe for the pizza crust
The yeast must be sprinkled over the warm water. It should be stirred until it is dissolved and is should be stirred until the water becomes creamy. After those 2 cups of flour, sugar and salt should be added. It is beat thoroughly and after that the remaining flour should be stirred properly. It should be knead until smooth elastic and turn on lightly floured board for about ten minutes. More amount of flour should be added in order to prevent the sticking of the dough.
The mixture of the dough should be placed in a greased bowl and over the grease top the dough must be turned over. For about 30 minutes until the dough is doubled cover the dough and let rise in the warm water. In order to force out the bubbles the mixture should be punched down and then turned into the board and should be knead long enough. After the bubbles are forced out it should be divided into half and each half should be rolled and stretched over an oiled pan. And the favorite toppings must be added and keep it for baking.
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