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Wood Fired Spicy Italian Sausage Pasta with Chef Marshall

Apr 12, 2017

In our third episode, we treat ourselves to Marshall’s delicious spicy Italian sausage pasta cooked in a Bella wood fired oven! Learn More About Our Bella Wood Fired Ovens Read More


Wood Fired Sandwiches with Chef Marshall

Mar 07, 2017

In our second episode, Chef Marshall shows us how to make two delicious wood fired sandwiches using the Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Olive Oils crafted in episode one! Read More


Chicken Cacciatore in a Terracotta Pot

Mar 03, 2017

In Chicago, we don’t get 4 seasons… It’s either blistering heat or frigid cold. We like to blame this phenomenon on Lake Michigan. Locally, we refer to it as the “Lake Effect”. In the winter months, when we are all tucked in and waiting for the weather to warm up, usually we will go from Winter to Summer in a 24 hour period without really knowing the joys of Spring... Read More


Woodfired Mussels alla Diavola in an Olive Oil Can

Feb 07, 2017

I recently traveled to Los Angeles and had an amazing dinner at Nancy Silvertons’ Pizzeria Mozza. I was there alone and decided to sit at the bar overlooking the pizza station and oven. When the waiter arrived, I immediately began to order. For those who have ever had the pleasure of dining with me, you’d know that I like to order entire sections of the menu and on occasion, the... Read More


Infused Olive Oils

Feb 02, 2017

Olive oil, one of our most versatile ingredients, comes from the most cultivated tree in the world. It can be used in many different ways and can be transformed into something that will complement a dish, and add more depth of flavor. As you see in this video, I will be demonstrating the basics of infusing extra virgin Olive Oil with other flavors. Once you have mastered the basics,you can... Read More


Wood Fired Pizza Dough Recipe

Jan 01, 2017

I developed this dough with one goal in mind, to deliver an easy and foolproof formula that will become your go-to pizza dough. “If you follow these easy steps, you can make a great artisan pizza crust in your wood fired oven.” – Leo Spizzirri There have been many occasions where people have asked me for my dough recipe and I always respond with the same question, “What type of... Read More


The Pig & The Fig – Makes one 13-inch pizza; may be doubled or tripled

Oct 04, 2016

It’s been my recurring dream and ambition to pair pork with fresh figs, and this colorful, seasonal pizza is one of my favorite ways to do so. Figs are in fact one of our most seasonal fruits or vegetables, and in many parts of the country, September is the best time to find them. So grab your figs quickly and get to work making my awesome 48-Hour dough for this... Read More


Wood Fired Porchetta

Oct 03, 2016

Big thanks to Paul Dunaway for submitting this wonderful recipe!  Wood Fired Porchetta 12345 Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe Modified Porchetta recipe for a wood fired oven CourseMeat And Poultry CuisineItalian Servings Prep Time 8-10 45 minutes Cook Time 1.5 hours Servings Prep Time 8-10 45 minutes Cook Time 1.5 hours Wood Fired Porchetta 12345 Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe Modified... Read More


Clam Pizza Recipe

Sep 19, 2016

Clam Pizza Recipe submitted to our Community Cookbook contest by Adam. Clam Pizza 12345 Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe Sweet clams with a pinch of brine, and a nice hit of garlic, all on a perfect crisp yet tender and moist crust. Perfetto! CourseMain Dish, Pizza CuisineItalian, Seafood Servings Prep Time One 12 inch pizza 24 hours, 60 seconds Cook Time Passive Time ~60 seconds... Read More



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