The pandemic limited our outdoor activities, so I tried some other ways to learn and make myself busy especially in mundane afternoons.
Since baking trended online, I find it amusing to learn so I can serve something new to my family. Actually, we had a small bakery in the province way back childhood, so I know a little about making bread. My kids suggested pizza, so I search the internet on how to make homemade pizza.
It was a fun activity too because my daughter offered to grate the cheese and slice the ham.
My first attempt I think was good, though the dough was a bit fluffy. Actually, I did not have sufficient ingredients for the dough. I was half cup short of flour. I also made one dough for the mixture so imagine how big it was.
I got all the ingredients for my second attempt, but the dough seemed chewy this time.
On my third attempt, I tried to make two doughs from one mixture and it’s just perfect!
The amateur baker in me was so happy to create a perfect pizza that my kids love.
You might want to try pizza making at home, here are the ingredients.
For the dough
- 1 1/5 teaspoons active dry yeast
- 1 teaspoon white sugar
- 1 cup warm water
- 2?½ cups bread flour
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
For the pizza
- Sweet Ham
- 1 pc Red Bell Pepper
- 1 big onion
- Tomato Paste / Tomato Sauce
- Grated Cheese (Parmesan or Melting cheese or Mozzarella)
- Pineapple tidbits