Mix all ingredients together with a mixer or you can put them in a bread machine. Wait for about 2 hours to rise and you have the pizza dough.
Now, when the dough is ready, you can choose from one of the most famous pizza recipes:
Ingredients: 1 and ½ tea spoon of olive oil; 4 peeled, drained and seeded tomatoes; 2 cloves garlic, crushed and chopped; 200 gr (8 oz) shredded mozzarella cheese; dried basil.
Pizza al Prosciutto
Ingredients: 2-3 ounces (80 gr) finely sliced cooked ham; 1/2 cup tomato sauce or chopped canned tomatoes, and 200 gr (8 oz) shredded mozzarella; a few drops olive oil.
Pizza La Napoletana
Ingredients: 1/2 cup tomato sauce or chopped canned tomatoes; 5-6 anchovy filets; 1 tablespoon rinsed salted or pickled capers; a dusting of oregano; 1/4 pound shredded mozzarella; a few drops olive oil .
Ingredients: 1/2 cup tomato sauce or chopped canned tomatoes, and 200 gr (8 oz) shredded mozzarella; 1 Italian sausage; 8 thin slices salamino piccante (pepperoni); 5 thinly sliced ham; 2 canned artichoke hearts; a few drops olive oil.
Did you know?: The popular pizza Margherita owes its name to Italy's Queen Margherita who in 1889 visited the Pizzeria Brandi in Naples. The Pizzaioli (pizza maker) on duty that day, Rafaele Esposito created a pizza for the Queen that contained the three colors of the new Italian flag. The red of tomato, white of the mozzarella and fresh green basil was a hit with the Queen and the rest of the world. Neapolitan style pizza had now spread throughout Italy and each region started designing their own versions based on the Italian culinary rule of fresh, local ingredients.