#7 Make the Best Pizza Crust

Pizza Perfection! Bake up Neo- Neapolitan Pizza Crust , chewy, bubbly - delicious! With commercial yeast and sourdough.
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 42 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English, captions
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Published 4/2016 English Closed captions available

Course Description

Learn to bake up the best pizza crust ever! The pizza's crust is the foundation of a great pizza. How often have you eaten a pizza with a dense crust or a tough crust and just wished for the perfect pizza crust? Well your search is over! Join now and easily make this Neo-Neapolitan pizza to serve to your family and friends. 

  • Learn the one thing that's absolutely necessary to make great pizza!
  • Follow easy step by step directions
  • Download the dough formula and print it out for easy reference. 
  • Make up a pizza today!
  • Have a pizza party and invite your friends over to delight them with a terrific pizza!
  • Be the pizza expert in your neighborhood.

This pizza crust is made using both sourdough and commercial yeast, bringing the best of both to make the very best pizza crust. You will learn to make your own sourdough starter in the course but there is a variation for using just commercial yeast or just using sourdough starter. So if you don't have a sourdough starter, you can still make up a pizza crust for dinner today! 

Not to worry though, I also teach you how to make your own sourdough starter. 

This course covers how to make up this one pizza crust with several variations. It does not cover making sauces or toppings, although we will talk about them both. Come on and join me and ... make the best pizza ever!

What are the requirements?

  • You will need basic kitchen equipment like mixing bowls, spatulas etc.
  • A kitchen scale is a necessity in this course.
  • A pizza peel (for moving pizza) and baking parchment paper (available online or at your local store) will make baking pizza a whole lot easier.
  • Optional but helpful is to have a Kitchen Aid or other dough mixer. I will also have directions for hand mixing the dough.
  • This is a hybrid dough using both sourdough and commercial yeast, however in the course, you will find variations for using just commercial yeast or just sourdough.
  • You will need a sourdough starter (not necessary if you only wish to use the commercial yeast variation) but I show you how to make your own sourdough in the course.
  • A pizza or baking stone is essential for the best pizza, but you can start with a baking sheet.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Become an expert at making a pizza crust that will amaze everyone!
  • Find the secret to a terrific pizza crust, you can't make great pizza without it.
  • Learn to bake the perfect pizza in your own home oven.
  • Serve your family some of the best pizza they've ever tasted!
  • Learn to stretch a pizza dough so you don't compress the bubbles in the crust.
  • Print out an easy formula with several variations for making a great pizza crust.
  • Follow easy step by step direction to make your own sourdough starter.

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone with basic kitchen skills can bake pizza.
  • This course is for beginners through advanced bakers who want to learn to make an awesome pizza crust.

What you get with this course?

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Pizza Dough Makers - Welcome!
01:24

Welcome! So glad you joined me! A terrific pizza starts with a great pizza crust. Let's get started and make some great pizza!

Article

Find out the story behind this pizza formula and what you need to do to make up the dough.

Article

Here are some helpful baking links.

Section 2: Make Your Own Sourdough Starter
Article

In this lecture you will be able download an e-book titled, "Make Your Own Sourdough Starter." There are also links to a Youtube video series on how to make your own starter day by day. So get started! It's easy and fun!

Section 3: Let's Make Pizza!
Article

This is the formula for Neo-Neapolitan Pizza dough. You will also find the variations here. 

05:52

Gather the ingredients and mix up your pizza dough in time for dinner.

03:10

It's time to finish up mixing the dough after it has had a chance to rest.

03:40

The dough gets a pre-shaping first and then it rests until it's time to pull it into a pizza shape.

04:56

It's time to pull the pizza dough into shape and put on the sauce and toppings.

01:14

It's time to bake the first pizza! Make sure your oven is HOT!

02:33

It's time to finish up the last two pizzas and get them baked! 

03:58

All of the pizzas are baked, let's slice into them and see how they look!

01:55

This video will show you some pizzas I've baked in the past to give you some ideas for toppings. Dessert pizza toppings can be fun too!

Article

Here are some ideas and links for pizza sauces.

2 questions

What have you learned about making pizza?

Section 4: Bonus Section and Completion
Article

See here for links to discounts, resources and for where to find me online. 

01:57

Thank you so much for joining my pizza course!

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Instructor Biography

Teresa L Greenway, Bread Baker, Sourdough Baking Teacher, Author, Blogger

Teresa loves teaching serious home bakers, how to bake sourdough bread! She worked at two different bakeries besides baking at home for over 40 years. Thirteen years ago, she built a business (Northwest Sourdough) around teaching others how to bake real sourdough at home. She published a four volume book called, "Discovering Sourdough," and another baking book, "Make Your Own Sourdough Starter." Teresa also published her memoir titled: "Reach for Joy," under the pseudonym, TL Reys. 

Her Bread Recipes and Formulas from her books and blog have been featured on TV and spread all around the world through online forums, her active Facebook group, Perfect Sourdough, Youtube channel and her site, Northwest Sourdough.

Northwest Sourdough is featured in the resource section of Peter Reinhart's book," Artisan Breads Every Day." Teresa was also one of the photographers for "The Grain Gathering" in it's early years when it was called, "Kneading Conference West." She has been featured in numerous articles, magazines and interviews. She was selected as one of the top ten Udemy instructors in 2015.

Most of all, Teresa loves to see YOU pull a crispy, crusty, holey sourdough loaf from your own oven! Yes, you can learn to bake the best bread in the world!

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