Wood-fired Pizza Recipes
Learn the foundations of Napoli-style pizza making, from the perfect pizza dough to classic topping combinations.
Making your PizzaFor any pizza made in the classic Neopolitan style, the basic foundation is the same. On this page we have linked to simple instructions for pizza dough and the foundation for toppings, which you may add to and vary according to the ingredients in the following recipes, or according to your own tastes.
First, make your own pizza dough by following this simple recipe on the left.
FoundationNow for the foundation. If possible, use San Marzano tomatoes, and fior-di-latte or bufala mozzarella cheese.
Using a small ladle or spoon, with a spiral motion add 80g of peeled, crushed tomatoes, spreading over the surface to within half an inch of the edges. Add desired cheese and toppings.
Drizzle a few drops of extra virgin olive oil on the surface starting from the center. Finish off with a little sea salt.
Place in very hot oven (700 to 850F) for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes turning every 30 seconds. With the oven at the correct temperature pizza will cook in 90 seconds.