In a bowl, mix the water, sugar and yeast until combined. Let it sit for 15 minutes for the yeast to activate.
Sift the flour and salt together and combine with a wooden spoon. Add in the yeast mixture along with the oil and mix using the same spoon until you get a sticky dough.
Place the dough on a clean surface and knead by punching it and folding it onto itself for 10 minutes. Let it rest for 5 minutes and then knead again for another 10 minutes until you get a soft and elastic dough (all this kneading process can also be done by using an electric mixer with the dough hook on).
Once ready, form a ball with the dough and place it in a celan bowl with some oil so it doesn't stick. Cover it with kitchen plastic wrap and let it rise for 2 hours at room temperature so it doubles its size. You can also leave the dough to rest in the fridge for 24 hours so it has a better texture and taste.
Once the pizza has rested, place it on a clean surface with some flour and cut it into 4 same size pieces. Form a ball with each portion, then cover each with a kitchen towel so they don't dry up and let them rest for 1 hour to proof at room temperature.
Once this time has passed, roll out each piece of dough using your hands, from the middle out, never with a rolling pin, because you will loose the ari bubbles in the dough. Roll out carefully until ithas the desired size, like a medium size pizza.
Place the pizza dough on parchment paper so they are easier to slip into the oven. Put the toppings on top of the dough.
For a better cooking, use a pizza stone or pizza steel, these help give the pizza a higher temperature as it would happen in a stone oven. If you have a pizza stone, put it in the oven 30 minutes before baking the pizza so it can heat up at the highest temperature, before placing the pizza on top for cooking.
To bake a pizza in a regular home oven like we most have, it is best to have the highest temperature. Once you are about to cook the pizzas turn off the heat from the upside and leave only the heat comming from beneath, and cook the pizzas for 7 minutes until they turn golden brown. Then use the "grill" mode in your oven, if you have this and let the pizza cook for 2 more minutes, to turn golden brown on top.
This is the best way to bake pizzas so they are crispy, golden brown and delicious. You could also use regular pizza pans and using different oven settings, but the results will vary.
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