How to make sourdough pizza

Here’s how to make delicious sourdough pizza, including the sourdough starter, by the pizza experts themselves at popular restaurant Franco Manca. Their bases are made every day using the best ingredients, which gives them a delicious fresh flavour and the perfect chew!

Once you’ve mastered how to make sourdough pizza from scratch the fun really begins, because then it’s all about choosing your favourite toppings and experimenting with flavours. This recipe makes enough dough for ten pizzas, meaning it’s perfect for throwing together for friends.


To make the sourdough starter:

  • 100g flour

To make 10 sourdough pizzas:

  • 1.68kg plain flour
  • 40g sea salt
  • 15g sourdough starter