Pizza

Sicilian Pizza Recipe

I was bit bored with eating the usual shaped pizza, so last night I tried ‘Sicilian Pizza’. It came out quite delicious. Sharing the recipe which is enough for 8 people and it was ready in 45mins.
Sicilian Pizza

Sicilian Pizza in the oven

Ingredients
  • 2 packages (4-1/2 teaspoons) active dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 4 cups of flour
  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
  • ½ cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 40-45 pepperonis
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
sicilian pizza slice
Method
  1. Coat an 18×13-inch sheet pan with ¼ cup olive oil and set aside.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the yeast and sugar with the warm water. Allow to proof about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the flour and garlic salt and mix on low speed for a few minutes before slowly adding the remaining ¼ cup of olive oil. Mix until a smooth ball starts to form, about 5 minutes.
  4. Press dough evenly onto the bottom and up the sides of the prepared sheet pan. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place for about 30 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 450°F. Once dough has risen to almost double in height, flatten the bottom and press the dough up the sides of the pan with your hands..
  6. Spread pizza sauce evenly over dough. Sprinkle sauce evenly with half the cheese and then all the pepperoni. Sprinkle pepperoni evenly with remaining cheese and then sprinkle the whole pizza.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the crust starts to brown and the cheese starts to bubble. Let set 5-10 minutes before cutting and serving.

 

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deep dish pizza recipe

Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

It’s Eid al-Adha which means we have lots of meat, instead of doing BBQ on day 1 of Eid I decided to made Deep Dish Pizza cos Deep Dish Pizza at Sobremesa was total disappointment.

deep dish pizza

Pizza Crust

Crust

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2  tablespoons active dry yeast

3 tablespoons cornmeal

1 1/2 teaspoons sugar

1 teaspoon salt

6 tablespoons Butter

1 cup water

Sauce

2 tablespoons Butter

1 small (1/2 cup) onion, chopped

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

1  can diced tomatoes, drained

1  can tomato sauce

1  can tomato paste

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Toppings

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

500 grams Italian sausage, cooked, cooled, crumbled

18 to 24 slices pepperoni

1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

deep dish pizza recipe

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 170ºF. Turn off oven.
  2. Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, yeast, cornmeal, sugar and salt in bowl. Melt 6 tablespoons butter in saucepan. Add water; cook until mixture comes to 120-130ºF. Add to flour mixture; mix until just moistened. Add remaining 2 cups flour to form stiff dough.
  3. Knead dough on lightly floured surface 5-7 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Spray inside of bowl with no-stick cooking spray. Place dough into bowl; turn to coat. Cover with plastic wrap; place in oven. Let rise 30 minutes or until double in size.
  4. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in saucepan over medium-low heat just until sizzling. Add onions; cook 4-5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic; cook 1-2 minutes. Add all remaining sauce ingredients; cook until bubbles begun to form at surface. Remove from heat; set aside.
  5. Remove dough from oven. Heat oven to 450ºF.
  6. Punch down dough; divide in half. Roll each half into 11 inch circle on floured surface. Spray 2 (9-inch) spring form pans with no-stick cooking spray. Press dough into bottom and up sides of pans. Sprinkle 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese over bottom of each pan. Layer each with half of sauce (about 1 1/4 cups); 9 to 12 pepperoni slices and half of Italian sausage. Top each with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  7. Cover pans with aluminum foil; bake 30-40 minutes or until crust is browned. Uncover; bake 5-7 minutes or until cheese begins to brown. Remove from oven; let stand 5-10 minutes before cutting. Remove sides of pans; cut each pizza into 8 slices.

Pizza Hut introduces affordable #WoWDeals

Having made a place for themselves in their consumer’s hearts, Pizza Hut continues to grow as Pakistan’s largest international restaurant chain, most recently opening doors to its new outlet in Clifton Block 2, Karachi.

Now, Pizza Hut takes its value offerings to a whole new level by introducing the ‘WoW! Deals’ – 3 new and affordable nationwide deals guaranteed not to put a dent in your pocket.
The first deal has one Personal Pan Pizza, 2 pieces of Garlic Bread and 345ml soft drink, a perfect meal for one. For a party of two, the deal has one Regular Pizza, four pieces of Garlic Bread and two 345 ml soft drink bottles. For a larger gathering, the third WoW deal includes one Large Pizza, six pieces of Garlic Bread and a 1.75 liter soft drink.

Wow Deals

All of the deals can be customized to one’s preferences with the following toppings: Cheeky Chicken, Classic Pepperoni, Chicken Supreme, Fajita Sicilian, Chicken Fajita, Hot Stuff, Chicken Tikka, Very Veggie, Margherita, Tropical Hawaiian, Chicken Behari and Afghani Tikka.
And if that’s not enough, the deals also include options to upgrade your meals with the following discounted add-ons: Potato Wedges, 6 pcs of Chicken Wings, and Salad.

“We continuously strive to stay a step ahead of the industry by giving our consumers new and relevant experiences built around food. With the new WOW! Deals, Pizza Hut brings to its customers signature pizzas and some of the most loved sides at highly affordable prices! The deals are so attractive that we guarantee consumers will be stacking up pizza boxes in no time.” expressed Marya Khan, Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer (CMIO) MCR PVT LTD.

All of the deals are so economical you cannot help but keep on buying more and more and stacking ’em up!

Pizza Hut Launches the New Big Dipper in Pakistan

Pizza Hut, one of the largest international food chains in the country and a pioneer within the pizza industry, recently launched the new Big Dipper Pizza in Pakistan.

Pizza Hut Launches the Big Dipper in Pakistan

Pizza Hut Launches the Big Dipper in Pakistan

Big Dipper Pizza includes twenty four delicious slices with four dips that will make the pizza even more delicious and scrumptious. One can have all four dips in one pizza which are Fiery Peri, Garlic and Mint, Creamy Ranch and Chipotle BBQ.

BIG DIPPER

“We aim at making Pizza Hut the fastest growing and most loved food chain in Pakistan. The brand is known for leading the market in food innovation, using the finest quality of ingredients. The launch of the new Big Dipper is one such initiative that the consumers will surely love.” said Marya Khan Chief Marketing and Innovator Officer (CMIO) MCR PVT LTD.

The newly launched Big Dipper is available at all Pizza Hut outlets across Pakistan for dine in, take away and home delivery.

4 mouth-watering dips

4 mouth-watering dips

The all New BIG DIPPER is now in Pakistan with 24 scrumptious slices & 4 mouth-watering dips! So gather up, come over or order from home, this heavenly pizza experience is a #‎CALLforALL.

For more information visit:

Website: www.pizzahut.com.pk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/PizzaHutPak

Twitter: www.twitter.com/PizzaHutPak

Instagram: www.instagram.com/pizzahutpak

Pizza Hut’s New Doritos Pizza Review

As I love Doritos and Pizza, last night I tried Pizza Hut’s new Doritos Pizza Chicken Fajita flavor. They delivered it on time and it was oven hot. It was a thin crust pizza topped with Doritos. The chips gave the pizza a satisfying crunch and contrasted nicely with the thin doughy base. I think Pizza Hut has came up with the best idea so far to serve Doritos and cheesy dough pizza together.

Doritos Pizza

From the first bite, that is one complex pizza. Under the Doritos there is a thin crust, topped with white gooey cheese and chicken fajita chunks. Just when your mouth thinks it has a handle on the texture, it all changes.

Doritos Pizza by Pizza Hut

Overall it was a must try pizza. It was not dry as people said but quite yummy and crunchy.

 

Pizza Hut launches Doritos Pizza in Pakistan

Pizza Hut, one of the largest international food chains in Pakistan and a pioneer within the pizza industry, today hosted a #CrunchParty in Karachi to launch their crunchy Doritos Pizza in alliance with PepsiCo.

Held at the Pizza Hut Boat Basin branch, the #CrunchParty was a happening evening out for the Karachi socialites & celebrities, as well members of the digital, print and electronic media, which included the unveiling of the Doritos Pizza, pizza tasting for the guests & a host of Minute to Win It games moderated by Anoushay Ashraf, the host of the #CrunchParty.

Anushay Ashraf

Anushay Ashraf

The newly launched Pizza Hut product features sweet chili Doritos under and on top of the pizza crust and have been spiced up with flavorful sauce at the base. Doritos Pizza has been introduced around Pakistan in all the popular Pizza Hut toppings, including the local favorite ‘The Chicken Tikka Pizza’.

“The Pizza Hut team is excited to always being a step ahead of the local market, and consistently bringing in innovative products for our customers across the country”, explained Marya Khan Chief Marketing and Innovator Officer (CMIO) MCR PVT LTD.

Maria Khan CMIO Pizza Hut

Maria Khan CMIO Pizza Hut

“We are looking forward to another year of raising the bar in the food business, and the launch of the new Doritos Pizza not only sets us on a new path of product innovation but also reinforces the global brand alliance that Pizza Hut & PepsiCo enjoy”, said a spokesperson of PepsiCo.

Doritos Pizza

Doritos Pizza

The size of Doritos Pizza is bigger than the usual large pizzas, sized at 14-inches, and has been introduced with its own distinguished Pizza Box too.

Pizza Hut Team Launch of new Doritos Pizza

Pizza Hut Team Launch of new Doritos Pizza

The newly launched Doritos Pizza is available at all Pizza Hut branches across Pakistan for dine in, take away and home delivery via telephone on 111-241-241 or online at: www.pizzahut.com.pk