Margherita Pizza

Posted by on March 2, 2009 in Cooking, Recipes | 0 comments

We figured the best way to use our homemade mozzarella cheese was to make Margherita pizza. My wife decided to make pizza dough to keep with the ‘fresh’ theme. We used this pizza dough recipe. Here she is manually dissolving the yeast:

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Getting your hands dirty is the key to good dough.

The recipe makes a very sticky dough that was hard to manage.  But after a while it came together:

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Here she is stretching the dough.  Next time we'll probably cut it to make two crusts:

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And here's our pizza with homemade crust, fresh mozzarella, puréed tomato, and dried basil from last season's garden.

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