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Cast Iron Pan of Kunefe- Wood Fired Oven

Kunefe

Aug 02, 2018

Special thanks to our Community Contributor, Harout Ichlokmanian, for a delicious dish that can be made in a wood or gas fired oven. He tells us that, “This is an amazing middle eastern dessert that has been passed down for generations! I am Armenian, and most Armenians love to have Kunefe for special occasions.” Well, we invite you to stretch our horizons and try this dessert for yourself! It’s a cultural... Read More

Wood Fired Chicken and vegetables roasting on a rack

Bella Roasted Chicken

Aug 02, 2018

When roasting food in a wood fired oven, the Forno Bravo Refractory Pizza Ovens and the Bella Stainless Steel Pizza Ovens tend to behave a little differently. The Bella cooks predominately with reflective heat, while the brick ovens rely more on refractive heat (utilizing the oven’s thermal mass.) As a result, some recipes will need to be tailored slightly for the Bella, and your fire management and cooking techniques will need... Read More

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Family Photo Album – Forno Bravo Home Pizza Ovens

Aug 02, 2018

Since launching our new tool for sharing photos and stories on the website a few months ago, we have been receiving some excellent shots of Forno Bravo ovens “in the wild.” The creative oven enclosures and outdoor kitchens/entertaining areas that our community members come up with continually amaze us! We hope these photos and testimonials inspire and delight you as much as they do us. Giardino70 Modular Kit – Natural Rock... Read More

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Bravo Mexican Pizza

Aug 01, 2018

Community contributor, Maria O’Donnell, shares her recipe for a Wood Fired Mexican Pizza that is a crowd favorite at her house! Perfect for summer parties. This pizza features salty pancetta, mild shrimp, and hearty black beans as a base, then layers on four kinds cheese for richnesses. Finally, it ties the flavors together with crisp lettuce, smooth lime crema, and jalapenos and hot sauce for some spice. Try this dish... Read More

Grilled Corn on the cob - Potatoes - Green Beans - Lamb Chops

Bella Steak or Lamb Chop Dinner

Jul 31, 2018

Ever wondered how to order and pace your cooking so that your entire meal can be cooked in a wood fired oven and have everything land on the table all at the same time? If so, then this recipe is for you! Carrie Nalley takes us through preparing a whole steak or lamb chop dinner, with all the fixings, in her stainless steel Bella oven. ———- I am using a Bella Medio28.... Read More

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Announcing the 2018 Summer Recipe Contest – Extended

Jul 20, 2018

Editor’s Note: Hi Forno Bravo Family!  The 2018 Recipe Contest has been extended by popular request. Please note the new dates! Announcing the Forno Bravo 2018 Summer Recipe Contest. We love the food our family of wood fired oven enthusiasts create for our Community Cookbook and their guests. So pull out your aprons, dust off your knives, and put your cooking skills to the test, it’s contest time! The heat is on... Read More

July 2018 | No. #110; Commercial Customers, Villa Esperanza gets a Bella, Recipe Contest, Spanish Meatballs, Peter Reinhart on Craft, Primavera Colors

Jul 19, 2018

Happy July! We are excited to bring you the newest edition of Wood Fired Newsletter. This month, we are focusing on stories from our owners, yummy summer-time recipes, and a spotlight on one of our most popular ovens. Read More

Terracotta pot of Albondigas (Spanish Meatballs)

Albóndigas (Spanish Meatballs)

Jul 09, 2018

Albóndigas (Spanish Meatballs) 12345 Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe Albóndigas, pronounced "al-BOHN-dee-gahs", meaning "meatballs", are a common staple at Spanish tapas bars. Light and flavorful with a rich tomato sauce accent, these can be served with bread for dipping or as a stand-alone item. CourseAppetizer, Meat And Poultry CuisineSpanish Prep Time 20 min Cook Time 25 min Prep Time 20 min Cook Time 25 min... Read More

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Commercial Customers Utilize a Variety of Pizza Oven Styles and Business Models

Jul 06, 2018

Forno Bravo makes Commercial Pizza Ovens for all kinds of businesses, from fully mobile operations to fast-casual pizzerias to high-end dining at a vineyard. In this blog, we’re going to visit with three owners who have each taken a different business path as they followed their passion for delicious food. Ultimately, all three made a Forno Bravo wood fired oven part of their journey. Read on to meet Diedra Keogh of... Read More

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