The Ultimate Wood-Fired Oven Book: Design • Construction • Use

Anna Carpenter

Revised & Expanded

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Join Anna Carpenter as she shares memories of growing up in Italy, where she learned to prepare gourmet meals and enjoyed them around the fire with family and friends. Wood-fired ovens are enormously popular today because of the unique taste only real wood fire can instill into meat and fish, vegetables, fresh bread, and, of course, pizza. This book equips you with the information needed to choose the right modular building kit for you and successfully install your own wood-fired oven. Step-by-step instructions and building plans are included. Get valuable tips concerning topics such as recipes, organic cooking techniques, and the different kinds of insulation and tools that are available. Photos of a wide variety of indoor and outdoor structures of brick, stucco, and stone will inspire you to design the perfect setting for your own oven, suited to your needs and budget. This second edition features 4 new recipes.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 206 color photos | 144 pp
ISBN13: 9780764344176

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Anna Carpenter went to school in Naples, the birthplace of pizza, and lived on an olive farm in Tuscany, where she prepared many meals. She owns Los Angeles Ovenworks, a small company that imports handcrafted wood-burning ovens from Italy.