Special doughs #3: Pizza Napoletana
August 8, 2022 Julia Haberecht
Rezepte | Ratgeber Rezept, Pizza
Rezepte | Ratgeber Rezept, Pizza
Today we have a world cultural heritage to try out: original Pizza Napoletana.
It was invented in Naples and has conquered the whole world. It is one of UNESCO's intangible world cultural heritages. This means that the original recipe and the way it is prepared are clearly defined. The Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana (AVPN) is an organisation that monitors compliance with the recipe. The AVPN seal is a sign of quality. This is only awarded to the restaurateur who has been certified by the AVPN in a course lasting several days.
Only very specific ingredients may be used for the Pizza Napoletana. And of course there is only one original recipe. Only San Marzzano tomatoes, or as their official title is: Pomodoro San Marzano dell'Agro Sarnese Nocerino DOP, are allowed on the Napoletana pizza. These are particularly sweet bottle tomatoes with firm flesh. The designation of origin guarantees their quality. Another tomato variety is approved: Pomodorino del Piennolo del Vesuvio. The mozzarella cheese must be a Fior die Latte, which is made from cow's milk in a defined production process. Or it can be a Mozzarella di Bufala Campana. This is a mozzarella made from the milk of semi-wild water buffalo from the Campania and Lazio region. The dough also follows a strict recipe.
Recipe for Pizza Napoletana:
- 1l water (cold)
- 50g salt
- 3g yeast
- 1.6 - 1.8kg flour type 00
Knead everything in a bowl or put it in the dough machine. We recommend dough kneaders from the Italian manufacturer Bernardi. They are of excellent quality, quiet, powerful and shapely. The temperature of the dough must not be higher than 24 degrees. Bernardi machines do not give off any heat to the dough, as the patented kneading technology means that there is no friction. Then leave the dough to rest for 2 hours at room temperature up to 25 degrees.
Then form balls of dough and let them rest for another 4-6 hours at room temperature of 24-25 degrees. The Neapolitan pizza should be prepared on the same day. You can find lots of useful tips on basil, tomatoes, etc. on our YouTube channel.
Bernardi My Miss Baker
My Miss Baker, the professional at home My Miss Baker® is the smallest professional dough mixer in the world. The first dough mixer from Bernardi to be offered for home use. Bernardi is known worldwide for professional dough mixers in the craft and catering industries. The elegant My Miss Baker® dough kneading machine with patented dipping arm technology is in no way inferior to its professional siblings Miss Baker, Bernardi RS and Bernardi BT. It is the latest product in the Bernardi family and is built for demanding use in the home or semi-professional sector. It is more compact than its siblings. With a bowl capacity of 10l, it kneads 0.8 - 3kg of dough (equivalent to 0.5 - 1.8kg of flour). Perfect results are achieved within this range of values. This makes it compact in size and manageable in weight. It is undoubtedly a jewel in any kitchen, an eye-catcher and a faithful companion for any type of dough with higher or lower hydration. Its big siblings for professional use, Miss Baker, Miss Baker Pro and other gastronomic models, start at 4 kg dough volume and reach up to 48 kg dough volume. And it benefits from Bernardi's great experience with gastronomic dough mixers: the perfect mechanical tuning of the dough hooks with the patented diving arm system, the smooth running and the excellent workmanship. The My Miss Baker is designed for daily use at home. Patented dipping arm technology The patented immersion arm technology is the secret of success of Bernardi dough mixers. Two dough hooks with different shapes knead the dough as if by hand. The advantage is obvious. The kneading machine does not fatigue, it kneads constantly even over a longer period of time. The movements are based on those of a human being. Due to the high-quality mechanism, no heat is generated, so that the dough can develop in peace. The My Miss Baker is colourful. It is available in six cheerful colours that perfectly match any environment: sage, lime, red, white, pink and anthracite. With a fixed speed of 42 beats per minute, My Miss Baker® is easy to use and perfect for preparing base dough for bread, pizza, focaccia and shortbread. Thanks to its kneading method, My Miss Baker is suitable for doughs with medium to high hydration (up to 80%) and is ideal for approaching the world of yeast products simply and with excellent results. The model is single-stage. The dough hooks are removable, while the bowl is fixed for safety. The immersion arm kneaders work perfectly with as little as 20% of the dough quantity! You can start with 0.5kg of flour and go up to 1.8kg of flour. This is enough for a pizza dough for up to 12 pizzas and corresponds to a dough quantity of 3kg. Accessories: Apron Microfibre towel to wipe the dough bowl two dough scrapers, large and small Operating and maintenance instructions
Fontana Maestro - Introductory price !!!!
Fontana Maestro The Maestro - the powerful family oven. The novelty 2022 from the house Fontana Forni. The Maestro is a compact all-rounder. He is mobile on balcony or terrace with and without undercarriage. With him we conjure up pizza, meat, vegetables and everything your heart desires. Its perfect finish Made in Italy guarantees high temperatures and full flexibility. And as the icing on the cake, the Fontana Maestro was awarded the Red Dot Design Award 2022. The jury's statement: "The Maestro outdoor pizza oven owes its high level of user comfort to its well thought-out functionality. In addition, the elegant design language is inspiring." (Source: www.red-dot.org) And that makes the Maestro a small and fine family oven: The perfect curvature of the vault, which facilitates air circulation. uniform air movements guarantee even cooking. The fact that Fontana Forni is the only company that positions the gas burner on the bottom (and not on the side) to obtain a well distributed heat in even less time. The smoke evacuation circuit, which ensures that the heat stays inside the cooking chamber even longer, for lower gas consumption. These and many other innovations are the result of Italian tradition and high engineering. Immediately ready for use upon delivery The stove is delivered already assembled by the skilled hands of our craftsmen. Incl. set for gas connection (pressure reducer, hose and connection). The fireclay plates are loose but secure in the base, as with all high-quality stoves. The Maestro is thus immediately upon delivery Ready for PIZZA !!! To bake a perfect pizza, to roast meat and fish, to bake crispy and juicy bread, has never been so easy and TRANSPORTABLE! Maestro is the new portable and fully assembled gas pizza oven from Fontana: ready to use in a few seconds and in a few moments the best pizzas are baked. Usable cooking surface of 60x40 cm, for performances equivalent to those of a professional oven. Best materials for best cooking and baking results Made of painted steel and stainless steel, it is equipped with a chimney and a rainproof cap, a steel door with an anti-fire handle and an analog thermometer. Inside, a thick steel flame beater provides better heat distribution and protects the steel vault from any heat stress. The high performance of the Maestro 60 is also ensured by the highly insulating material that insulates the hood, allowing high temperatures to be reached in less time with lower fuel consumption. The Maestro 40 - the smallest of the family The smallest of the family, but with the largest cooking surface on the market in its category: 40x40cm. Made of painted steel and stainless steel, it is equipped with a chimney and rain hood, steel door with anti-fire handle and analog thermometer. Inside, a thick steel flame beater ensures better heat distribution and protects the steel vault from any heat stress. The high performance of the Maestro 40 is also ensured by the highly insulating material that insulates the hood, allowing high temperatures to be reached in less time with lower fuel consumption.The igniter of the gas burner has a replaceable battery located at the front left of the bottom of the stove, which can be easily replaced by the user.
Valoriani Baby 60 cm Wood
The Baby is a classic The Baby from the traditional Italian company Valoriani is a professional wood or gas oven and combines the excellent quality of Valoriani with an extremely attractive design. The traditional Tuscan materials like the refractory firebrick in combination with a visually appealing metal dome in red, ivory, black or with mosaic give the oven Italian flair in no time. Optionally, the Baby can be ordered with an undercarriage. Originally, the Baby was designed by Valoriani for catering businesses as an oven for preparing gluten-free dishes. But the Baby quickly developed into a very popular oven for food trucks at festivals and events as well as for small catering businesses. The Baby 60 also enjoys great popularity among private individuals with ambitious cooking skills. As it is mobile on the undercarriage and can be used both indoors and outdoors, it is a real all-rounder and a great eye-catcher. Whether in ivory, red or black, the Baby attracts attention and convinces with its inner values: fireproof firebricks for even heat and optimal insulation for economical wood consumption. The Baby also cuts a fine figure in the outdoor kitchen, whether as a tabletop or on the trolley. The special thing about the Baby 60cm: The 60cm version of the Valoriani Baby is available with a stainless steel arch. Especially the floor insulation and the dome insulation distinguish this very high-quality wood stove from imitation products. The Valoriani Baby is made of dome materials from the professional sector, i.e. with a high proportion of fireclay. The floor is also made of 100% full fireclay. This is food-safe and suitable for cooking and baking food. The dome is insulated with special ceramic fibre and powder-coated with the best metal and painted, so these ovens can be used outdoors all year round in wind and weather even without a cover. The front arch is also decoupled from the dome to compensate for thermal stresses. The substructures are galvanised and painted, which ensures the highest possible durability with additional sealing. Valoriani has stood for quality and durability for over 100 years. Dimensions: Outer dimensions without base 81/78/56 cm Outer dimensions with base 81/78/143 cm Front opening 36/2 1cm Pizza capacity: 1-2 pieces at a time with a baking time of approx. 90 seconds Heating time to 300-350 degrees is approx. 30 - 40 minutes Door included Firing: Wood and optional gas burner available, DVGW tested and approved, also ideal for indoor use EN203 tested. The Baby Gas can only be ordered including the upper base part or with complete base and the gas burner installed ex works. Assembly and delivery: The Valoriani Baby 60cm is delivered completely assembled and is ready for immediate use at your place, the gas burner is already tested and prepared. With the gas burner assembled, 1 part of the base is necessary. Delivery as LPG/propane model incl. DE screw connection, suitable pressure reducer and hose (1m length) for 5/12kg commercially available bottles. It should be noted that the stove heats up slowly under observation over 1-2 days when it is put into operation. In the case of gas models, the minimum flame must be adjusted as necessary when starting up and the operating information must be observed. The flame should be a maximum of 10-20 cm high for burning in. The stove must be protected from wind, especially in the case of gas operation, as otherwise the flame may back up and discolour the burner tube. Optionally, the Baby is also available as a natural gas version for a fixed connection. The parts of the base are also already mounted on the models. Gas output: 12KW available as liquid gas or natural gas version Included in delivery: 100cm stainless steel tube for wood version and 50cm for gas version and stainless steel cover, optional castors and an extension of the front are available under: Accessories Baby More pictures:
Bernardi Miss Baker
Bernardi Miss Baker Pro/Pro XL: for private use and gastronomy Effective labour saving with Bernardi Miss Baker Pro/Pro XL Do you need medium dough quantities in your business and are looking for a high-quality and reliable dough mixer? Then the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro /Pro XL could be the right choice for you. With its patented dipping arm system, it kneads as if by hand with constant intensity. The two machines differ in the bowl volume: Bernardi Pro has a 10l tub for 0.8 - 4kg of dough (0.5 - 1.8kg of flour) at 500 watts. Bernardi Pro XL has a 20-litre bowl for 1.5 - 8 kg of dough (1 - 3.5 kg of flour) at 500 watts. For dough quantities up to 4kg, the Miss Baker Pro with its 10l vat is the optimal choice. If you need up to 8kg of dough, we recommend the Miss Baker Pro XL with its 20l tub. You save yourself the work of having to make doughs for breads, pizzas or other creations by hand and, thanks to the high torque and good guidance of the dough hooks, you get optimal and delicious doughs for your gastronomy. Thanks to the powerful motor, even particularly firm doughs are no problem for this appliance and can be handled with ease. For doughs with a hydration of 60-65%, Bernardi recommends a maximum dough quantity of 3kg for the Miss Baker Pro and 6kg for the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro XL. For highly hydrated doughs or for panettone and colomba doughs, the dough quantity increases to 4kg for the Miss Baker Pro and 8kg for the Miss Baker Pro XL. Simply concentrate on the important parts of your work and let the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro do the work on the dough. This saves time and makes your kitchen more efficient. For larger quantities of dough up to 8kg, the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro XL is the right choice. Process a wide variety of doughs with the Miss Baker Pro/Pro XL Due to the powerful inverter motor with 500 watts of power and the adjustable speed between 25 and 65 strokes per minute, you can make many different variations and doughs with the appliance. For example, use the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro/Pro XL to refresh sourdough or to make puff pastry or pasta dough. Shortcrust dough and dough for pizza, focaccia or croissants can also be made quickly and easily with the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro/Pro XL. Thanks to the simple operation and the five kneading levels, you can adjust the machine exactly to the demands of the dough and thus produce consistent and good results every time. It is important to always knead the dough at the lowest three speed levels and only use the higher kneading levels 4 and 5 for a short period at the end of the kneading phase so that the structure of the dough is maintained and you are satisfied with the results. If you bake your own bread in your restaurant or treat your customers to focaccia or pizza, this plunge-arm kneading machine is the optimal choice for you. Good reasons for the Miss Baker Pro/Pro XL If you purchase a Bernardi Miss Baker Pro for your catering business or for your private use, the machine offers you many advantages. One particular advantage over many other machines of this type is the powerful and extremely quiet and efficient motor. Especially in the catering industry, these factors play an important role and should be considered in any case. In addition, with its own weight of 30 kilograms, the kneading machine is sufficiently heavy and stable enough to provide a firm footing even in a hectic kitchen environment and to be used safely without any problems in everyday kitchen life. The dough hooks of the Bernardi Miss Baker can be conveniently pulled off to the front for quick and easy cleaning. The fixed protective grid also prevents accidents in the kitchen when the kneading machine has to be filled in hectic moments. Thus, working safety with the appliance is guaranteed in any case. Thanks to five different speeds, you can adjust the power of the kneading machine exactly to the dough and the end product and thus achieve optimal results. Doughs made with the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro turn out just as well as dough products kneaded by hand. powerful 500 watt motor 5 speed settings quiet operation safe stand due to 30kg own weight ergonomically shaped dough hooks, removable protective cover with filling option Touch display Gastronomes benefit from the Miss Baker Pro If you regularly produce dough products in your catering business and treat your customers to special treats from the kitchen, you know how much work dough production can involve. Especially with poor or inadequate machines, the production of dough in the catering industry can become a real problem. With the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro/Pro XL, you have a real professional machine at your disposal, which was developed by and with gastronomes and is able to process the most diverse types of dough quickly and easily. Thanks to the dipping arm principle, not only are all ingredients reliably mixed together, but the dough is also kneaded professionally and comprehensively. Especially with sour and yeast doughs, you will quickly notice the difference compared to a conventional kneading machine. In addition, the frame of the appliance is made of stainless steel and is therefore ideally suited for professional use. The quick and easy-to-use touch display allows precise operation of the kneading machine with just one finger, even in the hectic kitchen routine. This allows you to either produce fresh on demand or work quickly and efficiently during preparation. The Bernardi Miss Baker Pro is also ideal for private users Of course, you don't have to be a gastronome to benefit from the advantages of this appliance. If you like to bake and, above all, bake a lot, and accordingly want to use high-quality equipment, this solution is the right choice for you. While many offers for private users neither have the high-quality motorisation nor the necessary stability (too little own weight and thus movement of the machine with high dough quantities) to regularly process large quantities of dough, you can rely on the dough mixer from Bernardi. The machine takes a large part of the work off your hands, is easy to operate and offers maximum working comfort with high performance. Thanks to the safety guard, accidents during work can also be effectively avoided, which is particularly important in private households. Simply and conveniently use the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro and benefit from its comprehensive performance and enormous stability. Such a purchase will be able to fully satisfy you for many years to come. We will be happy to advise you comprehensively If you are interested in the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro or in the Pro XL version with 8 kg dough volume, we will of course be happy to advise you. Contact us by phone or e-mail and get comprehensive information from our experts. Of course, we also operate the kneading machine in our show kitchen, so you can see the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro/Pro XL for yourself. We will be happy to advise you and show you the advantages of the various products. In this way, you will find the right solution for your gastronomy or for your private use and can benefit from the many advantages of the Bernardi Miss Baker Pro/Pro XL. Contact us - we look forward to your enquiry!