How to repair a hole in your pizza dough

How to repair a hole in your pizza dough

If you've made a small hole in your dough it's likely because you've stretched it nice and thin, which is great. Rather have this happen, and repair it, than have a thick base that won't cook properly.

All you need to do if you've got a hole is fold the dough over it, and press it down. I was going to make a video to demonstrate this, but Vito Iacopelli has made one on YouTube that explains it perfectly.

He also shows you how to patch a hole with a piece of basil if you've already put tomato on it, and where folding it over wouldn't work nicely.

Take a look at this video as it's handy to know how to repair your base.

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