Pizza World


Let us take you deep into the magical world of pizza. A world full of diversity, flavour, colour and excitement, that will keep on giving. For us pizza is a lifestyle, and to create awesome pizza you need ingenuity, best raw ingredients and passion.

Big thanks to Niklas Christides and Rocco Parisi, our founders and artisan chefs behind the recipes

"Pizza makes me think that anything is possible."

Henry Rollins

Pizza Types

Pizza Napoletana

The hand tossed grandfather of pizza from Naples with slightly chard outside crust.

Thin Crust Pizza

Based on rolled out, rather than tossed dough. The thin crust is often baked until crispy.

Pan Pizza

As the name suggests 'pan pizza' is baked in a cast-iron pan, which results in a thick-crust pizza.

Pizza Siciliana

This thick and fluffy pizza is baked in a deep dish and generally served in square slices.

As pizza has over time travelled all around the world, you can find many other variations, but these are the main pizza types or approaches we like to choose from when making pizza.

"Pizza is a circle. Pizza is my life. Pizza is the circle of life."

Ed Sheeran

One, Two, Three, Pizza Time!

One ǀ Making The Dough

Step 1) Start by adding fresh or dried yeast to hand warm water into bowl, it is important to let yeast fuse and awaken for 10min.

Step 2) Add generous amount of extra virgin olive oil, as well as spices, herbs, salt, and 1 tsp organic honey. We like to use dried turmeric, sweet paprika, oregano, basil, and spruce tip in the dough.

Step 3) Finish by adding flower, and although traditionally the Italian pizza dough is made with Italian double zero durum wheat flour. We like to add hemp, rye, as well as oats to the mix, which makes the pizza more easily digestible and healthier.

Step 4) Mix the ingredients together, do not kneed, then cover and leave to rest for 30min. For best results, roll the ready dough into balls and cover with cling film, then leave to rest in fridge overnight or for 12 hours before use.

Twist) When making Pan Pizza and Pizza Siciliana we double the amount of honey, as the sugar helps the dough rise, and we leave them to rise for 4 hours in the pan or dish, before baking.

Two ǀ Preparing The Tomato Sauce

Step 1) Add extra virgin olive oil, finely chopped onions and garlic, as well as porcini powder to the pan and sauté.

Step 2) Add chopped tomatoes, either fresh or from tin. Then add Pizza Spice and 1 tsp of organic honey, as well as fresh lime or lemon juice. Finish with chopped fresh basil, cover and simmer for 10min, leave to rest for 20min.

Twist) For Indian inspired pizza add India Curry or Thai Curry powder to the sauce.

Three ǀ Time To Bake

Step 1) Prepare mozzarella and other cheese, as well as toppings you would like to use (see our pizza gallery for inspiration).

Step 2) Roll out the dough, and if you like to have a cheese crust add mozzarella to the outside rim, then turn dough over to form a circle.

Step 3) Add thin layer of tomato sauce, for Pan Pizza and Pizza Siciliana add double amount of tomato sauce. Add toppings and finally cheese with mozzarella on top.

Step 4) Ideally bake in wood heated pizza oven, but normal oven works as well at maximum heat 250 degrees or more. Baking time depends on heat, monitor closely and determine the appropriate time for your oven, then longer the pizza bakes the crispier it will get.

Step 5) To serve, add some extra virgin olive oil or hemp oil on top, sprinkle flower of salt, and finish with basil, rucola or other fresh herbs.

Example Margherita Recipe For Four Pizzas

The Dough

1 cup of hand warm water, ideally boiled and set to cool

7 g of dried yeast or alternatively use fresh yeast 

250 g strong double zero or plain white bread flour

40 g hemp flour or crushed hemp seeds

60 g rye flour

100 g of oats

3-4 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp of organic sea salt

1 tsp of organic honey

1/2 tsp of turmeric powder

1/2 tsp of sweet paprika powder

1/2 tsp of both dried oregano and basil

1/4 tsp of spruce tip powder

The Tomato Sauce

1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

1/2 finely chopped red onion

2-4 finely chopped garlic cloves

1/2 tsp of porcini powder

400-500 g of fresh or tin chopped or plum tomatoes

1 tsp of organic honey

1 tsp of Royal-Blend Pizza Spice

2 slices of squeezed lime or lemon juice

1 bunch of fresh basil

Cheese, Toppings, Garnish

Emmental cheese

Mozzarella cheese

Sprinkle extra virgin olive oil on top after baking, add fresh basil

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Pizza Background

While topped flatbreads can be linked with India, Middle-East, ancient Egypt and Rome, Italians are credited as the culture who invented pizza, and more specifically in Naples around 1700-1800 AD. Pizza was an easy solution for the overcrowded city, where especially people living outdoors had to find sustainable, easy and quick ways to prepare food.

One could argue the case, that Pizza was the dish that kept many people in poorer conditions alive at the time, a real street food, which was seen as peasant food by high end society. As with most things, how ignorant and wrong was the upper class and elite once again, as Pizza over time slowly, but steadily made itself into a truly global phenomenon.

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Pizza World


Let us take you deep into the magical world of pizza. A world full of diversity, flavour, colour and excitement, that will keep on giving. For us pizza is a lifestyle, and to create awesome pizza you need ingenuity, best raw ingredients and passion.