Pepperoni pizza – Soul of stateside

There is a book titled: never eat alone. The content revolves around building profitable relationships through communication meeting. So is it also has nothing to about eating right? But the very title that’s exactly what I want to say: enjoy food without talking is tragic. Not always I would like to prepare a hearty meal. When to eat alone, with a little rustic and is warm enough because the picky at the moment will naturally become useless. I still call the meal such as “cleaning the fridge”, this is an opportunity to clean up the items stored in the refrigerator decade: There is a piece of pepperoni, a lump of bread dough, too few pieces of baby mozzarella and sauce bottles cooked tomatoes several weeks ago. Will not superfluous to make a classic Pepperoni Pizza.

Few people know that not all are of Italian pizza, a lot of them come from the United States. If Pepperoni Pizza to Italy and order, the more likely they will bring up a full pie peppers (peperoni means chili). American-style pizza is not a natural course that they are carrying the Italians rushed to seek opportunities in the East Coast of the United States in the late nineteenth century. In the new world, one where the climate and soil there are many differences, finding the cold meats or specific regions of agricultural products which are available on the peninsula Italy is impossible. So the Italian immigrant had used the native products to replace, gradually creates a whole new branch cuisine: Italian-American cuisine. Chicken parmesan, spaghetti with meatballs, pepperoni pizza or pasta al freddo is the typical representative of it, comment on a particular aspect, they “sociable” than the traditional Italian dishes.

The capital of Italian-American cuisine such as location outside of New York. As large pizza tray, round red spots on the yellow cheese, placed in paper box and bring everywhere has become a pop culture icon. Where pizza is the perfect choice for a lazy meal or alone, is where people start to use their bare hands to enjoy them instead of knives and forks. Pepperoni Pizza with bold American spirit like that jazz or baseball. A breeder who decriminalizing food and could not even find a reason to reject it, by a simple reason: As has become a style, no one dares to equate you with a copy, assemble clumsy .

– 550 g of flour.
– 2 tsp sugar.
– 1 tsp salt.
– 2 tsp instant yeast.
– 3 tbsp olive oil Extra Virgin.
– 400 ml of warm water.
*Tomato soup:
– 10 tomatoes.
– 2 cloves of garlic, minced.
– 2 basil branches.
– 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil.
– 200 g mozzarella, shredded.
– 100 g pepperoni, sliced.
– 2 tsp dried oregano.

How to make
*Cooking sauce:

– Small cross-shaped incision at the bottom of each tomato, drop into boiling water for about 3 ‘for peeling then picked out, soak in cold water until cool, then peel. Tomato skins will follow incision, Toe and more easily peeled. Cut tomatoes in half horizontally, completely removed, and chopped nuts.
– Heat the olive oil extravirgin, until they drop the garlic in hot oil until golden fees. Add the tomatoes to the pan, cover and turn down the heat a small region.
– After 30 ‘when tomatoes were like hell, let’s grind and filter the mixture through a sieve small eyes until only the remaining bark and seeds are left in the sieve. Continue to boil until sauce thick tomato, basil drop in, season with salt and remove from the heat.

*Mix the flour:

  • Mix flour, sugar, yeast and salt together, cultivate the kitchen table on a volcanic formation. Add water and oil in the middle of “mountain” of powder, use fork to mix the ingredients blended together
  •  Knead dough until smooth silky. You’ll have to knead about 5 ‘can last until the dough so thin that light passes through the layer of powder.
    – Divide the dough into 4 parts, vo member and covered with a thin layer of powder before the containers are sealed and stored in the refrigerator. To slow fermentation dough at least 1 day and can be stored in the cabinet.
    – Before using, let the dough at room temperature for 2 hours.


– Please turn on your oven temperature to 250 ° C and heated for 10 ‘.
– Use your hands to shape the bread, not as easy to make rolling trees burst bubbles. First, pressed powder member squashed fingers and then use the flour gradually put into the border, memory-stick with a little flour. Because there are no air bubbles in Naples pizza dough to the edges of the pizza dough does not puff type.
– Use your thumb and index both hands to support the edges of cake, carefully stretch the dough until it reaches the desired thickness.
– Spread tomato sauce on the cake, is just about 4-5 tbsp. There will be multiple redundant fever, you simply close the bottle tightly with one thin layer of oil on top of the map can be stored in the refrigerator for at least 4 weeks.
– Sprinkle oregano and mozzarella on top of sauce, pepperoni sprayed on top.
– Bake for 15 minutes until golden. Because household ovens can not reach the ideal temperature for baking powder live with barbecue sauce, so you can pop the bread about 5 minutes before adding the topping and baked.

Now it’s time to enjoy it! Thank for reading!

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