Pizzais my favourite summer food by far . It’s easy to make and you can choose a multitude of toppings to satisfy every taste bud in the family. Although I almost always use store bought Italian flat bread to prepare my pizzas’, once in a while I like making my own pizza dough.
Although making pizza dough is super easy, it is not something you can do in a rush after a long days work, not that making the dough itself take that much time, but you have to wait for the yeast in the dough to develop and rise.
The recipe here makes two 9 inch thin crusts, or 8 individual pizza crusts(which is what I usually do, especially if I’m entertaining friends) I like to have smaller pizzas with different toppings. This pizza dough can be easily frozen and used later. Simply let the dough thaw out before using.
Some of my all time favourite pizza toppings include thinly sliced grilled eggplant, cherry tomatoes, red onions, even bolognese sauce. Another topping I love is spinach with chicken. As far as the pizza sauce, don’t be afraid to go outside the traditional tomato sauce. It is a good way of using left over pasta sauces. I use arrabiata sauce, roasted pepper sauce, béchamel, pesto, I mean anything you like! I even make a delicious pizza using smooth peanut butter, spinach, grilled chicken and cheese.
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