Best Homemade Pizza – With real Italian style sauce

Let’s make an outstanding Italian style pizza with a merry assortment of vegetables, chicken, salami or tuna topped with the best quality mozzarella cheese to satisfy everyone’s tastebuds.

The Italian sauce that gives this pizza it’s unique taste is now no longer a secret as the authentic recipe is here!  All the required ingredients in this recipe are widely available in supermarkets, so once you gather all of them, it’s just so easy to put everything together.

My bread machine makes the dough so there is no hassle in sweating over kneading the dough.   If you do not have a bread machine or a kneading machine, you can simply buy frozen pizza base from supermarkets or making it from scratch which can give you the best of flavours and full credit to the glory of the outcome!

What you need  For two large size pizzas;

What you need for the dough:

 Plain flour500 g
Sugar1 tsp
Milk1/2 cup
Water1/2 cup warm
Dry yeast2tsp
Salt1/2 tsp

 Let’s make the dough :

  • Pour 1/2 cup of warm water gradually onto dry yeast and mix thoroughly.  Keep aside
  • Break the egg into the 1/2 cup of milk and whisk
  • Add sugar, butter and salt to the milk and egg and combine all together
  • Now pour over the flour. Knead until all come together as a ball and no longer sticking onto your fingers. If you need a bit more water to get the right texture of the flour, add a little more warm water
  • Cover with a cling film and keep at a warm place for 2 – 3 hrs until it’s ready to roll out for pizza

Let’s make the Italian sauce now;

What you will need ;

Pasata1 pkt (300 g)
Onion granulates1 tsp
Runny honey1tbsp
Oregano (dried)2tbsp
Majoram (dried)1 tsp
Paprika powder1tsp
Black pepper1/2 tsp
Salt1/2 tsp
Grated Padano cheese (optional) 4 tbsp (grated)
Lots of Mozzarella cheese and Parmessan cheese to toss on the top 
  • Mix them all together properly, cover and store in the fridge for 1/2 hr

Prepare your favourite topping now:

Chicken tandoori topping : 

Mix chicken breast bite-size pieces with olive oil, a little chilli powder, cumin powder, lemon juice, salt and keep aside a few minutes and bake under 200C  in the oven.

Tuna topping :

Opt for tuna cans in spring water or just cooked tuna or any fish with pepper powder is alright

Pepperoni topping :

You can simply spread a handful of pepperoni for an easier choice

Veggies :

  • Slice mushrooms, red onions, red, green and orange bell peppers
  • Halve green and black olives or you can take whole olives
  • Cherry tomatoes halved for a more colourful pizza
  • Cheese and more cheese please – Mozerella and Parmesan are the best choices

Now dress your pizza up with toppings:  Have fun doing this with kids.  

  • Take the Pizza sauce out of the fridge, give a good stir and pour evenly on two pizza bases
  • Toss veggies.  You can add a thinly sliced green chilli for a fiery taste!!
  • Sprinkle tuna or  tandoori chicken pieces
  • Spread all bell peppers
  • Drop cherry tomatoes
  • Toss olives green and black both and sliced onions
  • On top sprinkle lots and lots of  grated Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese
  • Finally, sprinkle Padano grated cheese for an enhanced flavour
  • Done!


Bake in the pre-heated oven under 200C in the middle of the oven for 15 min or until the top of the pizza gets golden brown.  A mouth-watering aroma will give you the signal that it is ready!!

Time to tuck in

  • Once, taken out of the oven, let the pizza rest for a while before running the roller through
  • Enjoy!

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