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The Crawford’s Napolino Food Extravaganza

Sep 26, 2019

Alan and Shelly Crawford, of the greater Sacramento, CA area, purchased a Napolino60 wood fired oven for their outdoor kitchen back in 2018. They chose a custom tile pattern in red, black and grey, and added a “C” front and center to represent their family name. They may have started with making (somewhat) basic pizza in their oven, but they immediately began to up their cooking game! Alan is a... Read More

2019 Summer Photo Contest Winners and Other Top 20 Finalists

Aug 26, 2019

2019 Summer Photo Contest Top 20 Photo Finalists and Winners Congratulations to Duane and Nancy Niemi – our 2019 contest winners! They take home the grand prize of a new Tuscan grill for their Primavera70 oven. They also win the special intangible joyful prize won by introducing so many people to the fun of wood fired cooking and Neapolitan pizza. This is a valuable prize that keeps on giving! We... Read More

tiled pizza oven

Forno Bravo Slings Pizza at the 2019 Salinas Valley Food and Wine Festival

Aug 16, 2019

Forno Bravo was happy to jump in and be a part of the Salinas Valley Food and Wine Festival on August 10th in Salinas, CA. Held in Oldtown Salinas, just a mile or two from the Forno Bravo factory and showroom, the festival was a fun way to introduce participants to Forno Bravo ovens and the delicious wood fired pizza they produce! Forno Bravo was a Platinum level sponsor of... Read More

Piece of Roasted Salmon-fire

Wood Fired Cedar Plank Salmon

Aug 16, 2019

Home chef, Doug Garner, from Kyle, Texas loves cooking in his custom, wood fired brick oven. He mostly makes pizzas, but has added salmon, steaks, cobblers, and roasted veggies as other go to items! He submitted these beautiful photos for our 2019 Summer Photo Contest, and they looked so good, we just had to get his recipe! Following is his recipe for a Wood Fired Cedar Plank Salmon that is both... Read More

Fire It Up! Forno Bravo’s New Modulating Commercial Burner

Jul 23, 2019

While some of our commercial customers prefer the ‘Go Wood or Go Home’ traditional cooking approach in their kitchen, many chefs choose to also install a gas burner in their ovens for maximum flexibility and convenience. Forno Bravo has been offering gas and gas/wood combo options in our commercial ovens for the past 4 years. While our old burner performed well, we felt we could do better. After a lot of research... Read More

Overview of Fully Assembled Ovens for Summer

Jul 23, 2019

Ready to make the leap and start cooking in a wood fired pizza oven this summer? It’s not too late. Forno Bravo has a whole line of easy-to-install, fully assembled, residential ovens that fit that goal exactly.  Let us introduce you to a few of them, so that no matter what your style or available space is, we have an oven for you. Make 2019 the year you stop ‘waiting for... Read More

Wood Fired Grilling with NAPCA and Chef Iannone: Scallops and Lemony Salsa Verde

Jul 23, 2019

Recently, the chefs at the North American Pizza and Culinary Academy (NAPCA) put on a special 1-day class to teach people how to cook in their wood fired Forno Bravo ovens. They covered all of the basics, plus several advanced skills to help the participants gain confidence in their cooking. While Chef Leo Spizzirri covered the pizza topics, Chef Anthony Iannone took the lead as grill master, delivering mouth-watering Wood... Read More

Front and back views of stone pizza oven

2019 Photo Contest Extension and Preview– A Sampler of Pictures and Stories

Jul 23, 2019

Our 2019 Photo Contest deadline has been extended, but still ends soon. The new ending date is: Monday, July 29th, 2019. We have been so impressed with the images and stories we have received so far, that we couldn’t wait to share a few with you as a preview. *Please note, these are in no particular order and do not a necessarily represent a winning entry. They are simply a sample for... Read More

Building from the Best – A Sampler of Casa Pizza Oven Projects

Jun 26, 2019

Get inspired by this sampler of home oven builds using our reliable and accessible Casa Modular Pizza Oven Kit. With these durable, all-inclusive oven kits, you don’t have to be Tim ‘the tool man’ Taylor, or Norm Abram from This Old House to build your own wood fired pizza oven at home. First we’ll go through a few elements common to all Casa’s, and then we’ll look at a wide... Read More

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