When I get awesome requests to make cakes that look like pizza, it completely reassures me that quitting my day job was the right thing to do. Along with the burger cakes, this has been my favourite cake to bring to life - I haven't had an excuse to do this before but did get close with my flapjack pizza... Continue reading
A couple of weeks back we were pretty snowed in (except for the huge ASDA across the road) which meant I could experiment with a savoury recipe that wasn't restricted by time. I've always wanted to make pizza (who doesn't love pizza?!) but to make it properly from scratch without 'cheating', you just can't rush it.
I haven't used yeast since cookery class at school and was reminded why as it gave off its lovely yeasty whiff while working its magic with the other ingredients. After that early stage it was actually pretty fun; kneading dough can seemingly be quite good stress relief and a bit of a workout! After lots of resting, a sprinkling of flour and some good pizza stretching (my Domino's Pizza work experience came in useful) I was ready to top!