Ultimate best pizza

For a crispier crust, smear the tomato mixture over the base of the pizza but not the edges.

Preparation time : 15 MIN Cooking time : 30 MIN Servings : 6
Ingredients
  • 10 g dried yeast
  • 15 ml sugar
  • 5 ml fine sea salt
  • 340 ml lukewarm water
  • 1 kg flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 125 ml tomato sauce
  • 12 slices salami
  • 150 g soft mozzarella balls, torn
  • 50 g strong Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
Method

Preheat the oven to 220 °C.

1 DOUGH

Put the yeast, sugar and salt in a measuring jug, pour over the warm water and allow the yeast to dissolve.Sift the flour in a large mixing bowl. Pour the liquid into the flour and stir until a dough forms.

2 Put the dough on a lightly-floured surface and knead for 10 minutes.

3 Transfer dough to a lightly-oiled bowl and cover with clingfilm. Leave to rise in a warm place until doubled in size.

4 Grease two 23-cm diameter cake tin bases. Knock back the dough and divide in half. Shape each piece of dough into a flat disc, then press into each tin, while moulding and stretching the dough.

5 TOPPING

Divide the sauce between the bases, cover evenly, then top with the salami, cheeses and chillies. Bake for 15 minutes until done and golden.