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Why Does Wood-Fired Pizza Taste Better?

Using wood-fired ovens is the traditional way of cooking pizza, which originated from Italy more than 1000 years ago. Here are five reasons why cooking with a wood-fired pizza oven today remains the superior option.

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Is Beer or Wine better with Pizza

It’s an age old question. Which alcoholic beverage goes best with pizza? The answer is not particularly easy – and a lot of it depends on personal preference, as well as what type of pizza you are cooking

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How to Cook Chicken in a Pizza Oven

With a wood-fired pizza oven you can cook up the most delicious roast chicken dinner you’ll ever make. Roasting a chicken in a conventional electric kitchen oven simply does not compare to the taste and texture of a chicken that has been cooked in a wood-fired pizza oven.

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Outdoor Pizza Ovens – A New Backyard Cooking Experience

Though an outdoor pizza oven may be something new for many Australians, it was simply the norm before we had the convenience of electricity. Pizza tastes heavenly when made in a wood-fired oven. But so does a whole range of other foods, from roasted meat, to veggies, to desserts and more.

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How to Light a Fire in Your Pizza Oven

The most natural way of preparing the fire is to roll up old newspapers into loosely spherical balls. Don’t wrap them too tight: this will deprive your newspaper balls of oxygen. On top of your scrunched-up newspaper balls, start placing the thinnest twigs as kindling. Make sure they’re nice and dry, otherwise they won’t catch fire properly.

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4 Things To Consider When Buying A Wood-Fired Pizza Oven

It’s possibly the single most important thing to consider when buying a wood-fired pizza oven: who’s making it?
Though you may not be well-versed in wood-fired pizza oven builders, it’s still equally important to choose a top notch manufacturer as it is when buying a regular oven. A brand like Miele, for example, is a highly regarded oven manufacturer. Find a wood-fired equivalent, like Sydney Fire Bricks.

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Are Outdoor Kitchens A Good Investment?

All good investments have a specific function – something that they allow you to do. An outdoor kitchen is a hard asset. This means it’s a physical asset that you can touch, hold and use. Outdoor kitchens are incredibly practical and, when you have one installed, you’ll find that you’ll want to cook inside less and less.

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Outdoor Kitchen Design Ideas

The heart and soul of your outdoor kitchen is the wood-fired oven. It’s where the heavy lifting gets done, and the hearty food gets made. If you’re looking for outdoor kitchen design ideas, then choosing your wood-fired oven is a good place to start. Lots of factors will influence the design of your outdoor kitchen, like space, budget and personal taste. You’ve got endless options, but we’ll list a few of our favourites below.

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How To Set Up Your Outdoor Kitchen

The good thing is that setting up your outdoor kitchen isn’t so different from setting up your indoor one. Think about it: you know exactly what works in your indoor kitchen and why. The sink is in a practical place, usually at the centre. Cupboards are close by and underneath the bench top. Your oven (or, in this case, wood-fired pizza oven) is also at the heart of operations.

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