Best Pizza Baking Books
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1. Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza [A Cookbook]
Author: by Ken Forkish
Ten Speed Press
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From Portland’s most acclaimed and beloved baker comes this must-have baking guide, featuring recipes for world-class breads and pizzas and a variety of schedules suited for the home baker. There are few things more satisfying than biting into a freshly made, crispy-on-the-outside, soft-and-supple-on-the-inside slice of perfectly baked bread.
For Portland-based baker Ken Forkish, well-made bread is more than just a pleasureit is a passion that has led him to create some of the best and most critically lauded breads and pizzas in the country. In Flour Water Salt Yeast, Forkish translates his obsessively honed craft into scores of recipes for rustic boules and Neapolitan-style pizzas, all suited for the home baker.
Forkish developed and tested all of the recipes in his home oven, and his impeccable formulas and clear instructions result in top-quality artisan breads and pizzas that stand up against those sold in the best bakeries anywhere. Whether you’re a total beginner or a serious baker, Flour Water Salt Yeast has a recipe that suits your skill level and time constraints: Start with a straight dough and have fresh bread ready by supper time, or explore pre-ferments with a bread that uses biga or poolish.
2. The Elements of Pizza: Unlocking the Secrets to World-Class Pies at Home [A Cookbook]
Author: by Ken Forkish
Ten Speed Press
The James Beard and IACP Award-winning author of Flour Water Salt Yeast and one of the most trusted baking authorities in the country proves that amazing pizza is within reach of any home cook. If there were ever to be a bible for all things pizzaand I mean all thingsKen Forkish has just written it.
Marc Vetri, author of Mastering Pasta and owner of VetriThe Elements of Pizza breaks down each step of the pizza-making process, from choosing a dough to shaping your pie to selecting cheeses and toppings that will work for your home kitchen setup.
Forkish offers more than a dozen different dough recipessame-day Saturday doughs that you can make in the morning to bake pizza that night, levain doughs made from a naturally fermented yeast starter, and even gluten-free dougheach of which results in the best, most texturally sublime crust you’ve ever made at home.
His clear, expert instructions will have you shaping pies and loading a pizza peel with the confidence of a professional pizzaiolo. And his innovative, seasonal topping ideas will surprise and delight any pizza loverand inspire you to create your own signature pies, just the way you like them.
3. The Pizza Bible: The World's Favorite Pizza Styles, from Neapolitan, Deep-Dish, Wood-Fired, Sicilian, Calzones and Focaccia to New York, New Haven, Detroit, and More
Author: by Tony Gemignani
Ten Speed Press
A comprehensive guide to making pizza, covering nine different regional styles-including Neapolitan, Roman, Chicago, and Californian-from 12-time world Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani. Everyone loves pizza! From fluffy Sicilian pan pizza to classic Neapolitan margherita with authentic charred edges, and from Chicago deep-dish to cracker-thin, the pizza spectrum is wide and wonderful, with something to suit every mood and occasion.
And with so many fabulous types of pie, why commit to just one style? The Pizza Bible is a complete master class in making delicious, perfect, pizzeria-style pizza at home, with more than seventy-five recipes covering every style you know and love, as well as those you’ve yet to fall in love with.
Pizzaiolo and twelve-time world pizza champion Tony Gemignani shares all his insider secrets for making amazing pizza in home kitchens. With The Pizza Bible, you’ll learn the ins and outs of starters, making dough, assembly, toppings, and baking, how to rig your home oven to make pizza like the pros, and all the tips and tricks that elevate home pizza-making into a craft.
4. Mastering Pizza: The Art and Practice of Handmade Pizza, Focaccia, and Calzone [A Cookbook]
Author: by Marc Vetri
Ten Speed Press
A revolutionary guide to making delicious pizza at home, offering a variety of base doughs so that your pizza will turn out perfect no matter what kind of oven or equipment you have. Pizza remains America’s favorite food, but one that many people hesitate to make at home.
In Mastering Pizza, award-winning chef Marc Vetri tackles the topic with his trademark precision, making perfect pizza available to anyone. The recipesgleaned from years spent researching recipes in Italy and perfecting them in Americahave a variety of base doughs of different hydration levels, which allow home cooks to achieve the same results with a regular kitchen oven as they would with a professional pizza oven.
The book covers popular standards like Margherita and Carbonara while also featuring unexpected toppings such as mussels and trufflesand even a dessert pizza made with Nutella. With transporting imagery from Italy and hardworking step-by-step photos to demystify the process, Mastering Pizza will help you make pizza as delicious as you find in Italy.
5. Pizza Czar: Recipes and Know-How from a World-Traveling Pizza Chef
Author: by Anthony Falco
Abrams (May 18, 2021)
In his comprehensive first book, legendary pizza czar Anthony Falco teaches you everything you need to know to make pizza wherever you are, drawing from his singular experience opening pizzerias around the globe If there’s one thing the entire world can agree on, it’s pizza.
It just might be the world’s favorite food. In every climate, in every region, in every kind of kitchen, there’s pizza to be had, infused with local flavor. In this definitive book, filled with hacks, tips, and secret techniques never before shared, International Pizza Consultant Anthony Falco brings the world of pizza to your kitchen, wherever you are.
After eight years at the famous Brooklyn restaurant Roberta’s, culminating with his position as Pizza Czar, Falco pivoted from the New York City food scene to the world, traveling to Brazil, Colombia, Kuwait, Panama, Canada, Japan, India, Thailand, and all across the United States.His mission?
To discover the secrets and spread the gospel of making the world’s favorite food better. Now the planet’s leading expert pizza consultant, he can make great pizza 8,000 feet above sea level in Bogot or in subtropical India, and he can certainly help you do it at home.
6. The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking
Author: by Jeff Hertzberg M.D. M.D.
Thomas Dunne Books
The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day is a fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling, ground-breaking, and revolutionary approach to bread-making-a perfect gift for foodies and bakers! With more than half a million copies of their books in print, Jeff Hertzberg and Zo Franois have proven that people want to bake their own bread, so long as they can do it easily and quickly.
Based on fan feedback, Jeff and Zo have completely revamped their first, most popular, and now-classic book, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day. Responding to their thousands of ardent fans, Jeff and Zo returned to their test kitchens to whip up more delicious baking recipes.
They’ve also included a gluten-free chapter, forty all-new gorgeous color photos, and one hundred informative black-and-white how-to photos. They’ve made the “Tips and Techniques” and “Ingredients” chapters bigger and better than ever before, and included readers’ Frequently Asked Questions. This revised edition also includes more than thirty brand-new recipes for Beer-Cheese Bread, Crock-Pot Bread, Panini, Pretzel Buns, Apple-Stuffed French Toast, and many more.
7. The Essential Wood Fired Pizza Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques From My Wood Fired Oven
Author: by Anthony Tassinello
I have always had a passion for fire and wood ovens. Anthony’s own love for cooking with fire is contagious and his knowledge about wood-fired pizza is all encompassing. This is an inspiring and well-written book from a teacher you can really trust!
Alice Waters, author of The Art of Simple Food and Owner of Chez Panisse RestaurantFrom Anthony Tassinello, chef at Berkeley’s famed Chez Panisse, your must-have pizza cookbook for making mouth-watering meals from your wood-fired pizza ovenfrom classically simple Margherita pizza to more exciting and challenging recipes.
From those first drawn-out moments when the blistering dough rises against the oven floor to that steamy first bite, chef Anthony Tassinello walks you through the time-tested tradition of preparingand savoringa perfect wood-fired oven pizza. Tassinello shares need-to-know tips and techniques for crafting palate-pleasing pizzas, calzones, hand pies, focaccia, and more, while reminding us all of the joy of gathering friends and family over a mouth-watering home-cooked meal.
8. Pizza Camp: Recipes from Pizzeria Beddia
Author: by Joe Beddia
Harry N. Abrams
Pizza Camp is the ultimate guide to achieving pizza nirvana at home, from the chef who is making what Bon Appetit magazine calls the best pizza in America. Joe Beddia’s pizza is old schoolit’s all about the dough, the sauce, and the cheese.
And after perfecting his pie-making craft at Pizzeria Beddia in Philadelphia, he’s offering his methods and recipes in a cookbook that’s anything but old school. Beginning with D’OH, SAUCE, CHEESE, and BAKING basics, Beddia takes you through the pizza-making process, teaching the foundation for making perfectly crisp, satisfyingly chewy, dangerously addictive pies at home.
With more than fifty iconic and new recipes, Pizza Camp delivers everything you’ll need to make unforgettable and inventive pizza, stromboli, hoagies, and more, with plenty of vegetarian options (because even the most die-hard pizza lovers can’t eat pizza every day).
In this book you will find pizza combinations that have gained his pizzeria a cult following, alongside brand new recipes like: -Bintje Potato with Cream and Rosemary -Collard Greens with Bacon and Cream -Roasted Corn with Heirloom Cherry Tomato and Basil -Breakfast Pizza with Cream, Spinach, Bacon, and Eggs Designed by Walter Green, art director of Lucky Peach, and packed with drawings, neighborhood photos, and lots of humor, Pizza Camp is a novel approach to homemade pizza.
9. Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: 550 Quick, Easy and Healthy Mediterranean Diet Recipes for Everyday Cooking
Author: by Liam Sandler
550 Mediterranean Diet Recipes Ready in 30-40 Minutes or LessMediterranean Diet Has been named the Best Way to Get Healthy in 2019And now you have the good change to get the complete cookbook with 550 recipes that can help you to save your time and cook super healthy meals.
People who follow the Mediterranean diet have a longer life expectancy and lower rates of chronic diseases than do other adults. Indeed, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans point to the Mediterranean diet as an example of a healthy-eating plan. The Mediterranean Diet is not a simple diet, this is the total antithesisit’s a diet full of ingredients that are popular in Greece, Italy, Spain, Israel and other parts of the Middle East, with a focus on whole grains, veggies, beans, low-fat dairy, nuts, fish, lean red meat and olive oil.
The Mediterranean diet is also about enjoying delicious foods as you’ll discover when you try these recipes such as:Strawberry and Carrots SaladSalmon and Mango MixScallions and Salmon TartarTurkey, Leeks and CarrotsTurkey and Asparagus MixChicken with Artichokes and BeansPomegranate Pork and Sweet PotatoesMozzarella and Pears SaladCinnamon Banana and Semolina Pudding and etcEnjoy !
10. The Mozza Cookbook: Recipes from Los Angeles's Favorite Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria
Author: by Nancy Silverton
Winner of the 2014 James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef: the top chef in the countryA traditional Italian meal is one of the most comfortingand deliciousthings that anyone can enjoy. Award-winning chef Nancy Silverton has elevated that experience to a whole new level at her Los Angeles restaurants Osteria Mozza and Pizzeria Mozza, co-owned with restaurateurs Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich.
A reservation at Mozza has been the hottest ticket in town since the restaurants opened and diners have been lining up for their wildly popular dishes. Finally, in The Mozza Cookbook, Silverton is sharing these recipes with the rest of the world.
The original idea for Mozza came to Nancy at her summer home in Panicale, Italy. And that authentic Italian feel is carried throughout the book as we explore recipes from aperitivo to dolci that she would serve at her tavola at home.
But do not confuse authentic with conventional! Under Silverton’s guidance, each bite is more exciting and delectable than the last, with recipes such as:Fried Squash Blossoms with RicottaBuricotta with Braised Artichokes, Pine Nuts, Currants, and Mint Pesto Mussels al Forno with Salsa Calabrese Fennel Sausage, Panna, and Scallion Pizza Fresh Ricotta and Egg Ravioli with Brown Butter Grilled Quail Wrapped in Pancetta with Sage and Honey Sauted Cavolo Nero Fritelle di Riso with Nocello-soaked Raisins and Banana Gelato Olive Oil Gelato In the book, Nancy guides you through all the varieties of cheese that she serves at the Mozzarella Bar in the Osteria.
11. Sourdough: How to Make Artisan Fermented Bread , Rustic Pizza Recipes and Homemade Yeast
Author: by Mary Lo Caso
June 9, 2021
A Simple Loaf of Bread Can Create Many Small Pleasures Imagine thick, luscious dough clinging to your hands while you press and knead it with your fingers. Imagine the aroma of fresh-baked bread drifting throughout your kitchen, making your mouth water as you wait for the dough to rise.
Best of all, imagine biting into the crisp crust and soft inside still steaming hot from the oven. In our hectic modern world of instant gratification, baking sourdough has become popular as a way to slow down and enjoy the moment.
While it may seem easier to go to the store and buy a loaf of bread, this 5,000-year-old art brings rewards far greater than anything you can buy. While sourdough requires more effort than yeast bread, it also provides a tangy, robust, full-bodied flavor and a greater sense of achievement.
Sourdough is a great resource with all the basics you’ll need to know to get started on your baking journey. This book contains 20-plus delicious recipes specifically chosen for their short fermentation and rising periods. Sourdough allows you to not only bake this ancient bread but also to appreciate it as well.
12. Bianco: Pizza, Pasta, and Other Food I Like
Author: by Chris Bianco
July 25, 2017
When Chris Bianco started Pizzeria Bianco in the back corner of a Phoenix grocery store in 1988, he had no idea that he would become a driving force in the artisanal pizza movement. All he knew was that his food would reflect the respect and sincere intention that he brings to each of his recipes, as the result of his relationships with farmers, local producers, customers, and staff.
Now a James Beard Awardwinning chefthe first pizzaiolo to receive the honorand the owner of the legendary pizza mecca, Chris Bianco brings us a full- color, fully illustrated cookbook that illuminates the fundamentals of pizza making and the philosophy behind Chris’s cooking.
The book features recipes for his signature pizzas as well as strategies and techniques for translating chef’s methods to the home kitchen. Bianco celebrates both the simple and the nuanced, revealing the methods that lead to the perfect crust, the sweetest tomato sauce, the creamiest mozzarella, and the most expertly balanced flavor combinations.
13. Perfect Pan Pizza: Square Pies to Make at Home, from Roman, Sicilian, and Detroit, to Grandma Pies and Focaccia [A Cookbook]
Author: by Peter Reinhart
Ten Speed Press
An in-depth guide to pan pizza from baking authority Peter Reinhart, including achievable recipes for making Detroit-, Sicilian-, and Roman-style pan pizzas and focaccias in a home oven. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FOOD NETWORKThis new book from bread legend Peter Reinhart is a lushly photographed ode to the pan pizza, a doughy, crispy, crowd-pleasing version of everyone’s favorite food that is easy to make in a home oven without specialty equipment like stones and peels.
Starting with recipes for three master doughs that can be made with commercial yeast, as well as a brief intro to sourdough starters, Perfect Pan Pizza illustrates how to make several styles of pan pizza including Detroit-style “deep pan” pizza, focaccia and schiacciata, and Roman and Sicilian styles through step-by-step photographs.
The pizzas include classic toppings like pepperoni and mushrooms, as well as an exciting variety of recipes like the sandwich-inspired Philly-style Roast Pork and Broccoli Rabe; Reuben pizza; Bacon and Egg with Tomato and Arugula Pizza; Blue Cheese, Balsamic Onion Marmalade, and Walnut Focaccia; and Rosemary Garlic Potato, Baby Kale, and Prosciutto Pizza Al Taglio.
14. Pizza on the Grill: 100+ Feisty Fire-Roasted Recipes for Pizza & More
Author: by Bob Blumer
Now with a revolutionary gluten-free pizza dough recipe, Pizza on the Grill just got a whole lot better. The original edition has been the best-selling grilled pizza book since it was published in 2008. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, this brand-new edition makes pizza accessible to those who have to or want to cut out gluten from their diet.
Bigger and better, this expanded edition includes step-by-step instructions for working with regular and gluten-free pizza dough. Pizza and Grilling a sure-fire combination. Americans love pizza and Americans love to grill. Put them together and you have your own at-home version of a wood-oven pizza, straight from your gas or charcoal grill.
In this expanded edition of Pizza on the Grill, you get a delicious, easy-to-work-with gluten-free dough, 10 new creative recipes along with all the original to-die-for recipes for kid-friendly, dessert, and knock-your-socks-off pizzasplus nibbles & noshes, and more. Addictively delicious pizzas to satisfy every craving.