Pizza

Pizza

Award-winning Pies for the Home Kitchen

Book - 2012
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40 recipes for a wide variety of pizzas, both classic and creative, made in both a countertop electric pizza maker and in a conventional oven.

Written by Australian celebrity chef Pete Evans, this book features more than 40 recipes for a wide variety of pizzas, from classic combinations, to modern flavors, to specialty and dessert pizzas. All of the recipes offer instructions for preparing the pizzas in the new countertop electric pizza maker as well as in a conventional oven. The book includes four basic doughs--including a gluten-free dough--which can be mixed and matched with a variety of sauces and toppings. Throughout the book are tips and tricks for creating flawless pizzas.

TOC:
Pizza Basics
Working with the dough
Using the electric pizza maker
Making pizza in the home oven
Recipes
Pizza doughs
Pizza toppings and sauces
Classic pizzas
Modern pizzas
Special pizzas
Index

SAMPLE RECIPES:
Classic Pizzas
Margherita pizza
Pepperoni pizza with fresh mozzarella
Wild mushroom pizza with ham and ricotta
Chicken and basil pesto pizza
Modern Pizzas
Pizza with winter squash, gorgonzola, pine nuts and sweet & sour onions
Pizza with zucchini blossoms, mozzarella and oregano
Pizza with spicy shrimp, roasted peppers, and tomato salsa verde
Special Pizzas
Braised lamb shank and white bean calzone
Pete's down under fish pie
Berry pizza with maple syrup and vanilla whipped cream
Publisher: San Francisco : Weldon Owen 2012.
ISBN: 9781616281687
1616281685
Branch Call Number: 641.8248
Characteristics: 111 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.

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Avencherus Oct 07, 2014

There isn't much information or visual aide for the methods used. The Pizza 101 section is mainly the author talking about his interest and history with pizza making.

Only a few pages have any basic information on the tools or methods for his dough.

After the first standard pizzas, the remainder of the book is really just a showcase of somewhat exotic pizzas that might only interest those with complex palates. IE - Butternut Squash with Gorgonzola and Pine Nuts

The photos and the presentation of the pizzas are excellent, and the recipes are there if you're already an experienced pizza baker looking to try some creative, chef-style pizzas.

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