Classic Neapolitan Margherita Pizza by Da Michele

Classic Neapolitan Margherita

Classic Neapolitan Pizza recipe suggested by Da Michele. Like most classics, it’s famous for a reason: the reason for Da Michelle's fame is simply that it is utterly delicious; each bite tells the story of pizza in Naples.


1 Pizza


1 loaf of pizza dough (see recipes)
extra virgin olive oil, as needed
80 g canned whole peeled tomatoes
50 g fior di latte cheese, in pieces
a few leaves of fresh basil (for both cooking and garnish)


Stretch out the pizza dough on the work surface. Add a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and then spread the tomatoes, scatter the fior di latte cheese and a few basil leaves.

Cook in a wood-fired oven at a temperature of about 450°C for 60-90 seconds or in a domestic oven at 225°C on the top rack for 10-15 minutes.

Serve garnished with a few fresh basil leaves.