The most important step, which decides taste and consistency, in the preparation of homemade bread and pizza is certainly the leavening of the dough. This procedure it can last several hours. But what if you are in a hurry and need to prepare one of these dishes in the shortest possible time? In this article we will see how to prepare bread and pizza in no time, and how to speed up the leavening of the dough.
In the oven
The trick is actually very simple, if you want to use the oven just preheat it at a low temperature for just two minutes. In the meantime, a saucepan of water must be boiled. Then pour the water into a heat-resistant container and, with the oven off, place it on the grill. Then close the oven and let it create a humid environment, perfect for encouraging leavening. Once the dough is ready, place it in a pan and put it in the oven as quickly as possible, immediately closing the door so as not to change the environment too much. Thanks to this trick, the dough should have doubled in size within 15 minutes, if not, just wait for another 15 minutes.
Even in the microwave
The same trick can also be repeated inside the microwave oven. The principle is always the same, just place a container with boiling water inside the microwave and let it create a humid environment. Then, once the dough is ready, place it in a container next to that of the water and close the door. Within 30 minutes our dough should have already risen. If this is not the case, just remove the dough and heat the water again until it boils. Thanks to this article we have seen how to cook bread and pizza in no time, a simple trick that teaches us how to speed up the leavening of the dough.
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