Total Time
1hr 18mins
Prep 1 hr 18 mins
Cook 0 mins

This recipe I have found in a old Italian cookbook. It is very delicious and crunchy! Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the yeast into a small bowl and sprinkle with the sugar. Add 125 mL of lukewarm water, then stir to dissolve the yeast and sugar. Cover with a clean tea towel and prove in a warm spot for 30 minutes.
  2. Sift the flour into a large bowl. Make a hollow in the centre and pour the yeast mixture, salt, olive oil and 5-7 tbsp of water into it.
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  4. Knead everything into a smooth silky dough, shape into a ball.
  5. Dust the ball with a little flour, cover and set for an hour or until the dough doubles in volume.
Most Helpful

I found out that 125 ml water is not enough for half a kilo of flour. I added about 280 ml to reach the right consistency.
Howewer the result was very taste. I made not a pizza but calzone, so there were more crisp, and we really enjoyed it.

Djemma February 26, 2013

Nice and crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. I used Bea's Absolute Favorite Pizza Sauce, added my favourite toppings and baked at 350 degrees fahrenheit for 30 minutes on middle rack, then broiled on the top rack until bubbling.

queenbeatrice April 28, 2010