April 2011 | No. 26; Forno Bravo Expo 2011 & Pulla Bread Recipe

Apr 10, 2011

Welcome! Happy spring! As we in the wood-fired community know, this time of year is great to get out and really enjoy those outdoor ovens. We look forward to hearing reports of new oven builds and “what you cooked last night” over on the Forno Bravo Forum. It’s hard to believe our first Forno Bravo Expo was held more than a year ago. We are looking forward to this year’s... Read More

March 2011 | No. 25; Let’s Get Portable & Peter’s Thoughts on Food Carts

Mar 10, 2011

Welcome! This month’s Wood-Fired Newsletter is all about portable wood-fired catering. We’ve included a lot of information for you: an update on Forno Bravo Via, our directory of wood-fired caterers from around the country — the list keeps getting bigger and better (and the caterers are doing some great things in some very cool places); a spotlight on our partner The Fire Within, which makes great fully assembled, portable wood-fired... Read More

February 2011 | No. 24; New Napoli Oven & Vera Pizza Napoletana

Feb 10, 2011

Welcome! In this month’s newsletter, we’re focusing on Vera Pizza Napoletana (or “real Neapolitan pizza”) and Naples. Some say that Naples is the historical home of pizza, with its Caputo flour, San Marzano tomatoes and Mozzarella di Bufala. Of course, there’s also the Verace Pizza Napoletana Association and Pizzaioli Napoletani Association, which represent the pizzeria and pizzaiolo communities, respectively. And don’t forget all those great pizza ovens. Speaking of great... Read More

January 2011 | No. 23; Heat Retention & New Photo Contest

Jan 10, 2011

Welcome! Happy 2011! We’re excited about the great wood-fired cooking ahead of us this year, and hope you are, too. The Forno Bravo team is looking forward to announcing some fun, exciting products and ideas throughout 2011, so stay tuned. For many in our wood-fired community, it’s cold out there! The cold temperatures made me think about heat – and keeping out the cold. So, this January 2011 newsletter focuses on... Read More

December 2010 | No. 22; Special Edition: Pizza Quest!

Dec 10, 2010

Welcome! Happy holidays! On behalf of the Forno Bravo team, I hope you enjoy some special visits with family and friends over the coming weeks – even better if that time is spent around a wood-fired oven! The end of the year offers time for reflection, and I am thankful for the wood-fired community that has grown around Forno Bravo since 2003. You make our work extremely fun and worthwhile.... Read More

November 2010 | No. 21; Three New Ovens & UL Certification

Nov 10, 2010

Welcome! From the day, we started Forno Bravo (seven years ago!), our mission has always been to make the pleasure of wood-fired cooking available to the widest-possible audience. That guiding mission is why we have introduced breakthrough ovens that are easy to set up (Primavera) and cost-effective (Casa2G), along with our free oven plans. Today, we are thrilled to take that vision one – or two – steps further. In... Read More

October 2010 | No. 20; Pizza “Wear” & Thanksgiving Recipe Contest

Oct 10, 2010

Welcome! In this month’s newsletter, we’re focusing on autumn and all the season brings: a perfect time to cozy up by a fireplace, visit with friends and family, prepare for the holidays, and – of course – enjoy those fabulous “comfort food” dishes that go hand-in-hand with the cooler temperatures and shorter days. On the fireplace front, we’re passing along more information about the newest product line from Forno Bravo: our... Read More

September 2010 | No. 19; Calore2G Fireplace & The Fire Within Workshops

Sep 10, 2010

Welcome! The new fall season brings a new line of Forno Bravo products: our Calore2G Series modular fireplace kits. With this nice autumn weather, what better time to build and enjoy an outdoor fireplace? (Roasted marshmallows, anyone?) Read more below about these fireplaces that offer both homeowners and professional builders an easy-to-install alternative to traditional site-built fireplaces – and see this month’s related special offer. Our September newsletter also features... Read More

August 2010 | No. 18; Insulation Matters & Ciabatta Recipe

Aug 10, 2010

Welcome! For many, it’s been a hot, hot summer — so what’s better to think about than how to stay cool? And the best way to stay cool inside during the summer (and warm in the winter) is proper insulation … which happens to be the theme of our August newsletter. Forno Bravo revolutionized the pizza oven industry by moving to 100% high-tech woven ceramic insulation for the oven dome... Read More


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