How to Make Rustic Italian Pizza Without a Stone Oven Recipe

How to Make Rustic Italian Pizza Without a Stone Oven

Credit to Ben Riley for this one...! Some mafia happy pizza here!

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Mix flour, water, yeast, salt, pepper, oregano & olive oil to form dough and leave covered with cling film  in bowl in warm place until doubled in size (approx 4 hrs)

Mix flour, water, yeast, salt, pepper, oregano & olive oil to form dough and leave covered with cling film in bowl in warm place until doubled in size (approx 4 hrs)

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Heat a DRY HEAVY FLAT FRYING PAN OR SKILLET ON VERY HOT GAS / ELECTRIC HOB. NO OIL!!! (5-10 mins) don't worry, it needs heat!! Lots of it

Heat a DRY HEAVY FLAT FRYING PAN OR SKILLET ON VERY HOT GAS / ELECTRIC HOB. NO OIL!!! (5-10 mins) don't worry, it needs heat!! Lots of it

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Heat grill to hottest temperature

Heat grill to hottest temperature

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Weigh 125g of proved dough per pizza... Total will make about 8 pizzas

Weigh 125g of proved dough per pizza... Total will make about 8 pizzas

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Using your favourite wine!! Roll out the dough to as thin as you like it... The thinner the better!!!  Note, must be Italian wine! ;-)

Using your favourite wine!! Roll out the dough to as thin as you like it... The thinner the better!!! Note, must be Italian wine! ;-)

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Mix the passatta, olive oil, torn basil, garlic, salt & pepper... No need to cook

Mix the passatta, olive oil, torn basil, garlic, salt & pepper... No need to cook

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If you can afford, these hams are worth the time and effort!! Aim for around £50-90 for one of these but they'll last for ages!!!

If you can afford, these hams are worth the time and effort!! Aim for around £50-90 for one of these but they'll last for ages!!!

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Thinly slice your favourite Parma or Serrano ham... Mmmmmmm ;-) DONT ADD YET!!

Thinly slice your favourite Parma or Serrano ham... Mmmmmmm ;-) DONT ADD YET!!

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OVERTURN the super hot frying pan and add the rolled dough... Listen and watch it whilst adding the toppings

OVERTURN the super hot frying pan and add the rolled dough... Listen and watch it whilst adding the toppings

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THINLY spread tomato sauce... Too much in centre will create soggy pizza!!

THINLY spread tomato sauce... Too much in centre will create soggy pizza!!

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Add mushrooms and mozzarella... LESS IS MORE!!

Add mushrooms and mozzarella... LESS IS MORE!!

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Add upside frying pan to super hot grill to cook both sides just like a pizza oven... Approximately 3-4 minutes

Add upside frying pan to super hot grill to cook both sides just like a pizza oven... Approximately 3-4 minutes

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Smell it... Love it...

Smell it... Love it...

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Add olive oil to taste along with salt and pepper along with ham, and cook for further 60 seconds for ham to crisp

Add olive oil to taste along with salt and pepper along with ham, and cook for further 60 seconds for ham to crisp

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Cut and serve

Cut and serve

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Mmmmmmmm :-)

Mmmmmmmm :-)

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Enjoy at a wooden bar with beer and friends!

Enjoy at a wooden bar with beer and friends!

Ingredients

500 Grams Strong white flour
7 Grams Dried yeast (sachet)
150 Milliliters Cold water
12 Grams Salt
Teaspoons Dried oregano
50 Milliliters Olive oil
250 Grams Good Tomato passatta
½ Teaspoons Crushed garlic
1 Tablespoon Fresh basil
2 Balls mozzarella
Parmesan cheese (grated to taste)
50 Grams Fresh mushrooms
1 Serano or Parma ham
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