The Wood-Fired Blog

How to Start a Fire in a Wood Fired Forno Bravo Oven

Mar 22, 2022

Starting a fire in a wood fired oven requires a few materials and tools, like wood, a firestarter, thermometer, ash shovel, and oven brush. After you have everything you need, there are straightforward steps that will allow you to heat your oven to the perfect pizza-making temperature. Learn the best temperature for making Neapolitan pizza, how to reheat a pizza oven, and more so you can have delicious meals using... Read More

14 Non-Pizza Dishes You Can Make in a Wood Fired Oven

Mar 10, 2022

Did you know that you can cook seafood, veggies, pasta, and even whole chickens using your Forno Bravo oven? Although you may love a crispy crust and cheesy Neapolitan goodness, you’ll need wood fired recipes for more than just pizza if you really want to put your oven through its paces. Wood fired ovens can cook at a range of temperatures from very, very hot, to low and slow, so... Read More

43 Outdoor Kitchen Ideas With A Wood Fired Pizza Oven

Mar 08, 2022

Wood and gas fired pizza ovens are the perfect addition to outdoor kitchens. There’s no better way to take your outdoor kitchen or entertaining area to a new level. We have compiled an enormous list of 43 outdoor kitchen ideas that feature our residential pizza ovens in some stunning and inspired outdoor kitchen designs. We hope to showcase the many ways in which our customers integrate our class-leading pizza ovens... Read More

4 Forno Bravo Residential Ovens with Gas Fuel Option

Feb 17, 2022

The purists love to use their wood fired ovens strictly with wood, but there are advantages to using gas especially for large pizza parties:  It brings the oven up to temperature quicker. Easier regulation of heat.  Quicker floor temperature recovery. That said, here are 4 Forno Bravo residential ovens that can be fueled with gas: 1) The CASA2G Kit (One of our most popular ovens) This is a mid-sized pizza... Read More

16 Custom Tile Design Ideas for Your Outdoor Pizza Oven

Feb 10, 2022

Custom tile designs allow you to personalize your Forno Bravo pizza oven, injecting some of your own personality and style to make it 100% unique to you.  Both the Vesuvio and Napolino are available with a huge range of customizable tiles that can be chopped and changed in whichever style you like, but the majority of our pizza ovens are customizable in some way.  Whether you’re looking for a Forno... Read More

10 Countertop Ideas for Your Wood Fired Oven

Feb 10, 2022

Countertops serve multiple purposes when coupled up with a Forno Bravo Pizza Oven Kit. First of all, you need somewhere to craft your homemade pizzas. Though don’t forget that there are loads of dishes you can cook in a Forno Bravo oven as well – check out our community cookbook for heaps of ideas there! Countertops also dictate whether or not you’re creating a more comprehensive dining space or just... Read More

Idea Center: Indoor and Outdoor Oven Options

Jan 31, 2022

Wood fired ovens can be found in both indoor and outdoor kitchens all over the world. While outdoor settings are more common, they are far from the only place to install this style of oven. Peruse below to see several favorites submitted by customers and installers in a variety of settings and styles. These samples will help get your thinking cap going as you consider upgrades and extras that can... Read More


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