Wood-Fired Cooking

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Pizza Cookbook Gift Ideas

Dec 19, 2022

Looking for a last-minute gift idea for your favorite home pizzaiolo or chef? Pizza-focused cookbooks are always a hit! Explore the books below for great ways to enhance your pizza-making chops. These books include recipes and contributions from some of the best of the best in the field. They are available through Amazon and many other local booksellers. Just click any of the photos below to be connected directly to... Read More

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Primavera Wood Fired Feast

Dec 09, 2022

Paul Lessard is cooking up a storm in his custom-colored Primavera70! Check out his story and sample photos of his delicious creations here. Wood Fired Inspirations Currently hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Paul shared, “I’m sure I was Italian in my previous life! Since traveling to Italy many times, and especially, our latest Tuscany family bike and wine trip in 2017 at a restored 500-year-old farmhouse, complete with a Forno... Read More

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Home Pizzeria with a Casa2G Pizza Oven

Dec 02, 2022

Jesse and Linda Diaz from central California love to cook and entertain. They crafted an outdoor kitchen and dining space at their home that has become a full-on residential pizzeria! With prep space, cooking space, plenty of dining space, and even its own sign, their design makes it easy for guests to get involved in the whole wood fired pizza-making and pizza-eating process. Check out their build below and glean... Read More

Primavera Installation at Alpine Ridge House Air B&B

Nov 17, 2022

With the fall time change in full effect, and the chilly weather settling in, it’s time to use a Primavera wood fired oven for making some serious comfort food! This particular oven lives at Alpine Ridge House, an Air B&B in upstate New York (Prattsville, NY.) Their facility is a secluded escape in the Catskill Mountains equipped with a professional wood fired oven, minutes from hiking and ski slopes. Dubbed... Read More

Top 24 Pizza Oven Tools and Accessories

Nov 17, 2022

Below, we’ve assembled a list of 24 top-rated pizza oven tools and accessories you will need (or just really, really want) to improve your wood fired baking experience. This curated collection covers a broad range of essential pizza-making tools, fire-starting accessories, and non-pizza dish aids for your oven. Scroll through the set, and you will surely find the perfect gift for yourself or the pizzaiolo in your life. Pizza Making... Read More

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Memorable Oven Builds

Oct 27, 2022

Scroll down to get inspired by these beautiful residential pizza oven builds submitted to our annual photo contest. They are great for helping you to plan future projects, or even to take advantage of the nice fall weather to get started on your build now. Mike Keller of Arkansas – Premio2G100 Modular Oven Kit This build features a classic domed stucco finish and a custom brick oven mouth embellishment for personality.... Read More

2022 Summer Photo Contest Honorable Mentions: Fantastic Food

Sep 29, 2022

Wood fired cooking can be broad and bold or simple and subtle. Pizza is a common favorite, but it is by no means the only thing you can cook in these ovens. Our 2022 Summer Photo Contest Honorable Mentions have captured just a portion of the spectrum of dishes you can prepare to delight the pallet and satisfy your appetite. Read on to discover more wood fired favorites. Special congratulations... Read More

Serata Trailer

The Serata Trailer Makes Pizza-On-The-Go Easy

Aug 31, 2022

Pizza-on-the-go isn’t just for the pros anymore, it is accessible to anyone. Tailgating, backyard catering, or after-practice feasts are now fun and easy with the Serata Trailer from Forno Bravo’s sister company, Fireside Trailer, LLC. Weighing in at just 950 lbs dry weight/2200 lbs GAWR (fully loaded tow package) and featuring the fast-heating steel Bella 40 wood fired pizza oven, this lightweight oven and trailer can be towed with just... Read More

Venting For Residential Wood Fired Pizza Ovens

Aug 12, 2022

Safe and effective venting is a critical part of great wood fired cooking. Not adhering to safe venting rules will make it more likely that your installation will fail to meet local building codes, and not pass inspection. Even worse, poor venting can create a serious hazard, causing a fire or other harm to yourself, and to those around you.  In this guide, we will explain the safety rules for... Read More

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