Pizza Class

The Ancient Secrets of Pizza

hands-on class

Our PizzaLab, in Port Coquitlam

During this Neapolitan pizza class, we will strictly follow the “Neapolitan disciplinare” also known by its acronym AVPN or VPN (Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana) to prepare the real Neapolitan pizza from scratch.
You will:

  • Prepare the dough by hand
  • Learn the 3 keystone steps of making and shaping the pizza dough: Puntata, Staglio and Appretto
  • Stretch the pizza with the “Schiaffo Napoletano” (Neapolitan Slap)
  • Learn about all the ingredients involved
  • Bake the pizza following the Neapolitan tradition at the temperature of 400 C [752F]
  • Learn the way to recreate the experience at your home, by using a variety of special tips for your home oven.
The pizza cooks in an electric, VPN Approved, Oven. The 1st oven of this kind in Canada

At the end of the Neapolitan pizza class, you will take home your dough, all the recipes and enough ingredients in order to repeat the experience in your kitchen.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Master the ancient techniques for making soft & moist Neapolitan pizza dough, and how to stretch it like a pro.
  • Know the importance of choosing the right ingredients
    -Tomato sauce
    -Fior di Latte
    -EVO oil
    -and the right kind of flour to use, based on your goals.
  • Understand the different methods for baking pizza –
    the crucial importance of the cooking temperature and how it affects the final product. Knowing that you can still have a great pizza, even without the peculiarity of the Neapolitan one.

Upcoming pizza classes

14 March 2023 – book your class

4 April 2023 – Book your class

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