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Italian Traditional Homemade Pizza with Chef Manuel

In this Workshop, we will learn about the history of pizza and make the classic Italian margherita pizza.  We will also... full details

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Description

In this Workshop, we will learn about the history of pizza and make the classic Italian margherita pizza.  We will also make focaccia, the Italian flatbread from which pizza was developed.  

I think that for most people, as soon as pizza is mentioned, Italy immediately comes to mind. Pizza is a food that we have been eating since ancient Roman times. We love pizza so much that we usually eat it at home many times a week, but we especially enjoy sharing a pizza on the weekend with our family when we can spend some time all together.

The first time that I made pizza I was about 7 or 8 years old, when my grandmother taught me how to make it.  I continued to make it with my mom as I was growing up.  Today, as a chef, I make pizza every day with my coworkers. 

I am so excited to meet you and for us to make some delicious pizza and focaccia together!

This Workshop is recommended to children ages 10+ and is great for a family to do together.  As it requires the use of an oven and a knife, please plan to have adult supervision. 

What You'll Need

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Italian Traditional Homemade Pizza with Chef Manuel GLOkit

This GLOkit contains a 1000 gram bag of flour that is only available for purchase in Italy, therefore we will create a unique final product that can only be made through GLOMADO.

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Additional Supplies

Each Learner will need the following ingredients, to be measured together during the Workshop:

  • Flour (included in Glokit)  510 grams (2 and 1/2 cups)

Additional ingredients for pizza dough:

  • Olive Oil - 8.5 grams (2 t)
  • Active Dry Yeast - 25 grams (2 T)
  • Salt -  5.7 grams (1 t)
  • Room temperature water - 350 grams (1 and 1/3 cups)

Ingredients to season pizza:

  • Olive oil - 1 T
  • Crushed tomatoes - 1 15 oz can (will need 1/3 cup for each pizza)
  • Fresh Mozzarella - 1 lb. 
  • Garlic powder - a pinch, or 1 clove fresh garlic chopped
  • Oregano - 1/2 t
  • Basil - 1/2 t
  • Salt - 1 t
  • Ground pepper - a pinch
  • Optional: favorite topping 
  • Optional: rosemary (to season the focaccia)

Each Learner also must have the following kitchen tools:

  • 2 Big bowls
  • 2 small bowls 
  • Scale (preferred)
  • Measuring cups (optional)
  • Measuring spoons
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • 1 Spoon
  • 1 Fork
  • 1 Knife to slice cheese
  • Small cutting board for cheese
  • Pizza cutter or large knife to slice pizza
  • Large cutting board for pizza
  • A can opener
  • Oven tray - either a cookie sheet or round pizza pan
  • Oven mitts
  • A large workspace

Technical Requirements

You will need a device (computer or tablet) that is equipped with a camera, microphone, and speakers. For more information, please check out our Technical Requirements page.

Meet the Instructor

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Manuel CorradettiView Profile

Hi everybody!  I'm Manuel, an Italian chef from Rome.  I started cooking when I was about 6 years old, with the help of my mother and my grandmother.  My passion for cooking was born from my hunger for delicious food!  As I grew up, I realized that I could make cooking my profession, and that this job could also allow me to travel-another thing I love very much. Therefore, at the age of 16, I packed my bags and left for my first work experience away from home, precisely in Florence, Italy.  Since then I have never stopped traveling and working. I have worked in Florence, Milan, Rome, New York and Los Angeles.  I am happy that, through GLOMADO, I am able to virtually travel to your kitchens to share my passion for cooking with you.  I welcome the whole family to join me in learning the history of pizza as we make our delicious homemade pizza together!   

 

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Wonderful teacher!

by Corynn on

My husband and daughters (7 and 10) truly enjoyed their class with Chef Manuel. He was kind, patient, and engaging. My daughters were so proud, and they made pizza AGAIN for dinner! They really enjoyed learning about the history of pizza, too. I can't recommend this class highly enough. Thank you, Chef!

Fun!

by Sarah on

My 10 year old daughter really enjoyed turning her love for pizza into a love for making pizza. Chef Manuel gave clear directions, stayed patient and provided some of the history of pizza and focaccia. The pizza turned out yummy and we can’t wait to try it again!

Authentic Experience

by Breanne on

This workshop was fun and educational. Manuel did a great job of tying in history and geography to the cooking lesson.

Perfect winter break activity

by Heather on

My sons (ages 8 and 12) thoroughly enjoyed this workshop. The pizza was declared "the best I have ever had" by my picky eater, and the focaccia was also excellent. Chef Manuel was very patient and made sure we were following along at each step. We will definitely do another workshop.

Excellent experience

by Laurie on

Our granddaughter loved this experience. Chef Manuel did a great job explaining each step and shared interesting history about pizza. Highly recommend to others.

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Italian Traditional Homemade Pizza with Chef Manuel