Delicious pizza margherita easy to make at home.
In a bowl mix the flour, the water, add the yeast and the salt.
Mix with your hand till forming a nice dough. Put the dough in a tray with greaseproof paper underneath.
Leave it to risen for 15/20 minutes.
Spread the tomato on the top with a sprinkle of extra virgin olive oil and salt.
Half way cooking put the mozzarella previously cut and drained. Leave it cooking for another 10 minutes till the mozzarella melt on the top.
When ready put the fresh basil on top. Ready to serve.
A curiosity..when this recipe was invented: in 1889 the pizzaiolo Raffaele Esposito, Pizzeria Brandi's chef, invented a dish called "Pizza Margherita" in honor of the Queen of Italy, Margherita of Savoy, and the Italian unification.