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Coming Attractions, Week of April 4th

Hi Everyone, We have some fun, new and important stuff to share this week.  I’ll be posting on Tuesday my first report on the Asheville Bread Festival, which was a blast, including some comments on the most amazing flour I’ve ever worked with! On Thursday, we’ll post the second in our new webisode series filmed at Pizzeria Defina and the Gastro District in San Francisco. We call this segment, A…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of March 28th

Hi Everyone, This week we travel to San Francisco to meet James Beard award winning chef Craig Stoll, owner of Pizzeria Delfina (right next door to his wonderful, award winning osteria, Delfina). We’ll also meet Pizzeria Delfina’s head pizzaiolo Anthony Strong, as passionate a pizza freak as I’ve ever met. In this week’s webisode segment Anthony will show us how he makes Delfina’s distinctive Margherita pizza. Over the next few…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of March 21st

Next week we will begin to move up the coast, leaving Pizzeria Mozza in Los Angeles for the San Francisco foodie district known as “The Gastro.”  There, we’ll focus in on the fabulous Pizzeria Delfina, owned by James Beard Award winning chef, Craig Stoll and his head pizzaiolo, Anthony Strong, as well as a few other food lovers’ surprises all found within one block of each other. The first segment…Read More…

Special Announcement

Written By Peter Reinhart
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 Pizza Quest Info

Hi Everyone, My Yahoo e-mail was hacked last night with that scam about being robbed in London and needing cash. I’m using this site now to try to reach as many of you as possible who may have gotten this phony scam with my address. Please DO NOT respond to it–it hijacked my whole e-history and I can’t even use my yahoo e-mail to warn folks, so I’m doing it…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of March 18

Hi Everyone, Looks like things are heating up as we enter March Madness! Jamie Oliver commented on Tom Carrig’s Guest Column and our video webisode archive is growing by leaps and bounds. Here’s what’s coming this week: –On Tuesday, I’ll be posting on Peter’s Blog about some interesting up coming events. –On Wednesday, we’ll post a wonderful new recipe for pickled hot peppers that you can easily make at home….Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of March 7th

This week we return to Pizzeria Basta in Boulder, CO, for another Kelly Whitaker pizza demo. This time, Kelly shows us his personal favorite, a simple and delicious Marinara pizza, with a few special Kelly touches. This video will post on Thursday. I’ll be back on Tuesday for a new Peter’s Blog, with some comments on the growing gluten free trend. Along the same lines, new Guest Columnist Tom Carrig…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of Feb. 28th

Written By Peter Reinhart
Friday, 25 February 2011 Pizza Quest Info

This week we return to Pizzeria Mozza for the first of the final two Mozza webisode segments, this one featuring a round table discussion held at Osteria Mozza (next door to Pizzeria Mozza) with food writer’s Russ Parsons and Kristine Kidd, as well as Nancy Silverton and me. Of course, the real stars are the pizzas, but it sure was fun making pizza talk with some serious, well respected fellow…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of February 21st

Written By Peter Reinhart
Monday, 21 February 2011 Pizza Quest Info

Hi Everyone, This week we will be posting a new instructional video from Kelly Whitaker of Pizzeria Basta. His previous video, showcasing a wonderful burrata cheese appetizer, was such a hit we’ve decided to bring him back for an encore. This video will post on Thursday (and, if you missed it, you can see his previous video on the Instructionals page in the archives). On Wednesday, I’ll be posting one…Read More…

Coming Attractions, week of February 14th

Written By Peter Reinhart
Monday, 14 February 2011 Pizza Quest Info

This week we return to Pizzeria Mozza, where we spend some time with founding visionary, Nancy Silverton. After all the videos we’ve already shown, from the LaBrea Bakery where the dough is made, to Executive Pizzaiolo Matt Molina, who oversees daily production, it’s time to hear from Nancy herself, about how she conceived of her unique dough, her topping ideas, and the inspiration that drives her creative process. This webisode…Read More…

Coming Attractions, Week of February 7th

Written By Peter Reinhart
Saturday, 05 February 2011 Pizza Quest Info

During the week of February 7th, look for the following new posts:–A new Instructional Video, filmed at The Fire Within Conference in Boulder. This one features a change of pace: a S’mores Pizza (yes, you read that correctly); a whimsical take on everyone’s favorite camp fire treat. You’ll love this one, which will post on Thursday! –A new Peter’s Blog, as always, posting on Tuesday. –An herb oil recipe from…Read More…

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Pizza Quest is a site dedicated to the exploration of artisanship in all forms, wherever we find it, but especially through the literal and metaphorical image of pizza. As we share our own quest for the perfect pizza we invite all of you to join us and share your journeys too. We have discovered that you never know what engaging roads and side paths will reveal themselves on this quest, but we do know that there are many kindred spirits out there, passionate artisans, doing all sorts of amazing things. These are the stories we want to discover, and we invite you to jump on the proverbial bus and join us on this, our never ending pizza quest.

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American Pie
Artisan Breads Every Day
The Bread Bakers Apprentice
Brother Junipers Bread Book
Crust and Crumb
Whole Grain Breads

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