Cooking with a pizza oven isn’t like cooking with a regular oven: you’re cooking with actual fire, so of course, it’s going to be slightly more dangerous. However, if you follow these essential safety tips when using your wood-fired oven, everything will be just fine
When firing up your pizza oven you want to make sure your firewood doesn’t negatively impact the flavour and texture of your pizzas. We outline a few things you should consider when choosing firewood for your pizza oven, including levels of moisture, types of wood and where to source your wood.
We’re going to look at all the pros and cons of each pizza oven material to try and work out which one is best for your backyard. We’ll also tell you where to go to get the best outdoor pizza ovens in town.
Starting a fire in the brick oven is best done using kindling. This gives your fire a completely natural start – and plus, there’s something so wholesome about building a fire from scratch. If that’s not possible, then make sure you use natural firelighters which don’t have any toxic chemicals in them. The last thing you want is for those things to end up in your food!