Synopses & Reviews
Team five-time world pizza-throwing champion Tony Gemignani with acclaimed cookbook author Diane Morgan and the result is a cookbook that will turn any home kitchen into the best pizzeria in town. There are over 60 selections on the menu, including the thick, rounded-edge crust of classic Neapolitan pizza Margherita, the thin crust New Yorkstyle Italian Sausage and Three Pepper Pizza, and the stick-to-your-ribs, deep-dish kind, smothered in spinach and mozzarella. There are also plenty of new-fangled pizzas: layered with Thai curry flavored chicken or pineapple; cooked on the grill; even quick and easy versions using storebought crust. Aficionados will find six pizza dough recipes ready to suit anyone's crust preferences. Tips for proper use of such related gear as peels, stones, tiles, pans, grills, and ovens make this a complete pizza package. And with step-by-step dough tossing instructions from Tony himself, it's clear: When it comes to pizzaPizza delivers.
About the Author
Diane Morgan is an experienced cooking teacher and the author of many cookbooks, including Salmon (0-8118-4212-6), Delicious Dips (0-8118-4220-7), and Dressed to Grill (0-8118-3139-6). She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Tony Gemignani is co-owner of Pyzano's in northern Californianamed one of the Top 100 Independent Pizzerias in the nation. His skills have landed him guest shots on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Good Morning America. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Scott Peterson is an award-winning San Francisco based photographer.