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With help from Kitchen Workshop—Pizza
you’ll be a pizza expert in no time! This easy-to-navigate book is a complete curriculum for making your own pizza using a regular home oven. Level 1 contains lessons on how to make different crusts, including New York, Chicago, Neapolitan, whole grain, and gluten free. You’ll also learn a variety of tomato sauces, from slow cooked, to chunky, to roasted. Top them off with the right cheese, be it shredded mozzarella, Pecorino, or vegan mozzarella. Level 2 introduces you to the Italian standards: Margherita, Marinara, Quattro Formaggio—there’s even a calzone recipe! Put a twist on your pie with the creative innovations in Level 3: how about a Moroccan or shrimp pizza? And finally, design your own pie in Level 4, with lessons on sauces, proteins, vegetables, and accents.
From dough to delicious, Kitchen Workshop—Pizza is sure to inspire both novice and expert home chefs in the timeless tradition of pizza making.
The complete guide to making delicious pizza at home: lessons for crusts, sauces, cheeses, toppings, and more.
With help from Kitchen Workshop-Pizza you'll be a pizza expert in no time! This easy-to-navigate book is a complete curriculum for making your own pizza using a regular home oven. Level 1 begins with the basics, including seven variations on the tomato-cheese pizza and recipes for doughs, including a gluten-free pizza dough. Level 2 moves to the classics and showcases all of the hits, including Pizza Margherita, Pizza Quatro Formaggi--and even a Calzone. Level 3 is filled with original pizza recipes from Ruth's award winning Washington, D.C. restaurants. In levels 4, 5, 6 and 7, you'll learn how to take your pizza to the next level with lessons on sauces, protein toppings, vegetable toppings, fruit toppings, and more. From dough to delicious, Kitchen Workshop-Pizza is sure to inspire both novice and expert home chefs in the timeless tradition of pizza making.
About the Author
After studying French cooking with Madeleine Kamman, and cooking professionally in French, American and Italian restaurants across the country, Ruth Gresser turned her attention to pizza. Considered the matriarch of pizza in Washington, D.C., she opened Pizzeria Paradiso to critical acclaim in 1991. Gresser sits on the board of directors of Women Chefs and Restaurateur, is a member of Les Dames d'Escoffier, and has been profiled in The Washington Post Magazine and The Washington Business Journal. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland with her partner of 21 years.www.eatyourpizza.com/