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Recipes

New York Style Pizza Recipe: A Detailed Guide for Great Results

The New York pizza is often considered the best pizza that can be made in a home oven. It has everything you could want in a pizza: a thin crust that is crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and relatively chewy, bringing joy to every bite. The tomato sauce and cheese are perfectly combined, making it truly irresistible.
If you’re thinking of making pizza in a home oven, look no further. This recipe has got you covered – guaranteed. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and make some New York pizza!

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Fermentation General Articles Learning & Resources Practical Guides

The Complete Guide to Preferments – Fundamentals, Effects on Dough, Preparation, and Proper Use

Preferments are a fantastic tool that allows us to enhance the taste and texture of our baked goods, and it’s a technique that every baker should have in their arsenal. In this post, we will explore what a preferment is, how it affects the dough, its advantages and disadvantages, the common types of preferments, and, of course – how to prepare and use preferments effectively

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Flour Learning & Resources

Is Italian Flour Essential for Making Pizza? Everything You Need to Know about Italian Flour

Italian flours have a unique reputation for being ideal for making pizza dough and other baked goods. But what makes them so special, and are they truly essential for pizza-making (or any other baking)? This post aims to clarify these questions and offer a different perspective on Italian flour

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Calculators

Pizza Dough Calculator

PizzaBlab’s pizza dough and yeast calculator makes it easy to create perfect pizza dough every time. With this tool, you can effortlessly calculate the precise amount of ingredients based on dough weight or pizza size; And perhaps most importantly – it allows you to determine the optimal quantity of yeast based on the fermentation duration and temperature, ensuring that your dough ferments perfectly every time

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Calculators Practical Guides

Guide to Using PizzaBlab’s Pizza Dough Calculator

Want to learn how to use PizzaBlab’s pizza dough calculator to make perfect pizza dough? Fantastic! This guide will provide you with the necessary steps to use the calculator effectively. Although the calculator may appear complex and overwhelming at first, fear not. Once you grasp the underlying principle (which won’t take long), you’ll be able to effortlessly make dough that perfectly suits your preferences

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Flour Learning & Resources Practical Guides

The Ultimate Guide to Pizza Flour – How to Choose the Ideal Flour for Pizza

What makes pizza flour unique? Why are there so many options to choose from? What are the actual differences between them, and how do we select the most suitable one for our specific needs? In this post, we will explore everything you need to know about choosing flour for making pizza, with one goal in mind – answering any questions you have ever had about pizza flour