Online Cookery Class - Authentic Italian Vegan Pizza Masterclass

Authentic Italian Vegan Pizza Masterclass

Date and Time

Sunday 11th April 2021

10:00am - 1:00pm

Cost

£40 (£25 Concession** / £15 Unwaged) inclusive of VAT. Early bird rate ends 14 March (20% off). All funds raised go towards our community meal service providing free nutritious, tasty meals to households who need them during these challenging times. 

Location

Zoom, details to be provided via email (usually the day before the class). Check your junk mail if need be!

This a past event and is no longer avaliable.
Please see our calendar for upcoming events.

The Event

Join Stefania Daniele, owner of renowned Gioia di Vivere Cookery School, certified organic vegan chef, cookery teacher and food therapist, to learn how to make stunning plant-based wholegrain authentic Italian pizza...

This live interactive class will include:

  • How to make a vegan dough for authentic Italian pizza 
  • Kneading, shaping and rolling techniques
  • Learn the secrets of making delectable plant-based pizza toppings such as garlicky tofu and caramelised red onions with fresh herbs.
  • Knife skills - how to peel, chop and slice like a professional 
  • How to use ‘semi integrale’ - light whole grain - flours for deliciously healthy results
  • Healthier cookery techniques based on the macrobiotic philosophy, as well as careful use of salt and oil
  • Limited numbers in class
  • A chance to ask Stefania questions 
  • Recipe handout

For ingredients and equipment needed see below 

About Stefania

Stefania is an organic vegan chef and the owner of internationally renowned ‘Gioia di Vivere Cookery School’ a not-for-profit family organisation in Lucca, Tuscany.  Stefania’s mother Marina, a pioneer of macrobiotic philosophy and vegan cuisine in Italy, founded the cookery school in 1992 to share her passion for creating delicious vegan versions of traditional Italian recipes using fresh, organic, seasonal and local ingredients. Students visit from all over the world to learn family recipes handed down through generations and vegan cookery secrets gained from years of experience.

INGREDIENTS LIST  

Dough:

  • 200g “00” strong bread flour
  • 200g whole wheat flour (or spelt flour)*
  • 15g fresh instant yeast (or 8g/2 teaspoons dried active yeast)
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

*you can also use 100% wholewheat if you wish but the rising process can be more difficult

Toppings:

  • 200/250g firm tofu (or you can go for a red pizza only)
  • 250g tomato passata (or you can go for a white pizza adding 2 more onions or 2-3 potatoes)
  • 2-3 red onions (or 2-3 potatoes you can go for a red pizza adding: + 200g passata, + 200g tofu)
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (optional)
  • 4/5 basil leaves (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 sprig rosemary (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder (or black pepper)
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons sea salt 
  • 1 tablespoons capers (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons soy cream (or coconut cream)
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour (or blended almonds)

EQUIPMENT LIST

  • 1 large chef knife 
  • 1 large bowl
  • 3 medium bowls
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 measuring cup or scales
  • 1 small pot to heat water
  • 3 teaspoons
  • 2 forks
  • 3 tablespoons
  • 1 clean tea towel
  • 2 dishes
  • 2 baking sheets (square or round shape)
  • 1 pastry brush (or you can use fingers instead)
  • 1 ladle or big spoon
  • 1 rolling pin (or you could  use an empty glass bottle instead)
  • clean blanket to aid the rising process 
  • baking/parchment paper
  • oven
  • 1 grater 
  • 2 glasses

Fee*: £40 (£25 Concession** / £15 Unwaged) inclusive of VAT. 

*All funds raised go towards our community meal service providing free nutritious, tasty meals to households who need them during these challenging times. 

**Concessionary rate available for students, pensioners and low waged

If you are able to donate to our crowdfunder please visit https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/...

If you would like to be added to our FREE online community class mailing list - just drop a line to classes@madeinhackney.org. Please note that, in the interest of fairness, opportunities to attend free classes are limited. 

Refunds: we require a minimum of 24 hours' notice for any cancellations or transfers once you have booked onto a class.

For information: classes@madeinhackney.org / 020 8442 4266

Location: Zoom, details to be provided via email (usually the day before the class). Check your junk mail if need be!


Allergen Alert
Made In Hackney uses cereals containing gluten namely: wheat (spelt and khorasan wheat), rye, barley, oats; peanuts; all other nuts; sesame; all other seeds; soybeans; celery and celeriac; mustard; sulphur dioxide/sulphites; lupin; tomatoes and other allergens in it's classes. Our food is freshly prepared in our busy cookery school kitchen that handles allergens, so we cannot guarantee that our food and drinks are allergen-free. Even in classes where these ingredients are not being used, they will be on site in our store rooms and our equipment will have previously come into contact with them. Participants attend at their own risk.