If you are looking for an iconic instalment for your outdoor space, a pizza oven is a good
choice. A pizza oven not only creates the perfect ambience for outdoor spaces but also serves
as a source of a wide range of tasty dishes fit for all taste buds. When it comes to uses, a pizza
oven doesn’t fall short. Here are 5 ways to use your pizza oven perfectly.
1. Baking wood fired pizza
Names say a lot about a product and your pizza oven says it all. A pizza oven is the best way to
prepare pizza. Every other way yields unsatisfactory results. Even the best Italian restaurants
still make pizzas the old school way, with pizza ovens. From the comfort of your home, you can
enjoy a homemade pizza made to meet all standards of Italian delicacy.
2. Roasting vegetables
Cooking vegetables in your pizza oven sounds outrageous but the results will surprise you. Simply
chop the vegetables, lay them in the oven-proof tray, coat them in olive oil and let them cook in the
oven. Roasting in a pizza oven yields uniquely flavoured vegetables. When it comes to spices
and seasoning, you are at liberty to flavour your vegetables as you please.
3. Baking bread
Fresh bread has a unique feel on the palate, especially with the right accompaniment. Preparing
a loaf in the pizza oven is easy. Simply prepare the dough, preheat the oven and leave the
dough in the oven to bake. The result is a fresh, soft loaf of bread that goes well with any meal.
A pizza oven gives you the opportunity to make home-made bread that can’t be bought in any
4. Cooking seafood and other meat.
Although a pizza oven is not the first place you would think to prepare seafood, the results will
surprise you. The oven offers a unique taste for fish and seafood preparations. To prepare
whole fish, simply place it inside a preheated pizza oven. Lay the fish on a tray or wire rack, add
spices and herbs and let it cook. Clams, prawns and other seafood can also be prepared in a
similar fashion. Steak is also simple to prepare. Hold it directly over the flame, drizzle oil on both
sides, flavour with salt or pepper and cook the meat to your preference.
If you are looking to test out new recipes in your pizza oven, potatoes are a great place to start.
Baked potatoes have a unique taste and are easy to prepare. Simply build a hot fire in your
pizza oven and let it burn until there are less flame and more hot coals. Place the potatoes near
the fire and be careful not to put them directly over the fire. However, if you wrap the potatoes
with foil you can get away with placing them on the fire.
You can get a lot out of a pizza oven. Therefore, pull out your recipe book, heat up your oven
and try out new delicacies. Don’t limit your menu to pizzas only. Be adventurous. Check out my other food drink posts here.