- Publish Date
- Friday, 16 June 2017, 12:14PM
The only thing better than ordering a takeaway pizza is eating the leftovers for lunch the next day.
But reheating your slice in the microwave can result in a soggy piece of pizza.
Now a viral image from a Brooklyn restaurant reveals a much better way to warm up a slice that will leave the bottom crispy, the crust moist and the cheese gooey - and you'll need a frying pan, the Daily Mail reports.
For the viral trick, the pizza is first put into a hot pan without any oil or water to crisp up the bottom.
Then, a splash of water is added before the pan is covered so that the cheese on top melts again.
An image revealing how to recreate the kitchen hack was shared on Reddit and then re-posted on Twitter by user Jules Scott.
It comes from a pizzeria in Brooklyn called Roberta's Pizza, often dubbed the 'darling' of New York and a hipster hangout for its wood-fired pizzas.
It follows advice from a former pizza worker at Domino's and Papa John's, who gave his best pizza reheating tips.
He said the best way to reheat pizza at home was to put a slice in a hot pan with a drizzle of olive oil with the lid on for a few minutes.
He claims this technique also keeps the bottom crust crispy without drying out the toppings.
How to perfectly reheat a slice of pizza
1. Put a slice of cold pizza in a skillet on a medium to low heat.
2. Cook for two minutes or until the bottom is crispy.
3. Place two drops of water into the hot pan away from the pizza, and turn the heat down to low.
4. Cover the skillet, and cook for one minute covered to melt the cheese using the steam from the water.
5. Eat! The bottom should be crispy, the cheese melted and the crust moist.
This article was first published on Daily Mail and is republished here with permission.