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Nettle pizza

nettle pizza pasta (1 of 1)

Every year I look at the nettles growing in the weedier bits of my back yard and vaguely think about eating them. I’ve seen them … read more »

Lamb Pizza

Lamp Pizza (1 of 1)

We had a great lamb pizza recently and I was inspired to try making a version at home. It came out pretty well – definitely … read more »

How To Make Mozzarella

Shaping the balls

Making your own Mozzarella might seem like overkill, but it is surprisingly easy to do with great results! You will need a few tools and … read more »

Zyliss Pizza Wheel Cutter

Zyliss Pizza Cutter

There’s a few different methods of cutting pizza, with the pizza wheel being the most traditional. Wheel cutters are suitable for most pizzas, with the … read more »

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Pizza

breakfast pizza-2

A bacon and egg pizza has been on my mind for a while now, so with a cool sunny morning on the weekend it seemed … read more »

American Pie – by Peter Reinhart

I’m an avid cookbook collector, but I always gravitate towards books that are more than just collections of recipes, preferring to learn more about the … read more »

Leek, Tomato and Mushroom with Stracchino

I cooked a bit of an unusual pizza recently on a whim, and it turned out pretty well! I was inspired by a new (to … read more »

How to cook wood fired oven style pizza in your home oven in 20 minutes

Last night I planned to fire up the wood fired oven for a pizza party. I had my dough balls and ingredients ready and laid … read more »

Fig, Walnut & Mascarpone Pizza with Pear

This pizza recipe is a bit of a different combination. You wouldn’t quite call it a dessert pizza, but is quite light and sweet and … read more »

New Gluten Free Pizza Dough Recipe

This is a new version of a gluten free pizza base that I have been working on and I think it’s finally ready to share! … read more »

Kneading dough


Kneading is the process of working dough to help proteins join together and form gluten, which gives dough its strength and elasticity. The most common … read more »

Making dough balls


Shaping your pizza dough into balls before use is an important step. If shaped correctly the balls will tend to expand evenly as they rise, … read more »



It’s sometimes easy to get carried away and cover your pizza with every topping you like. And fair enough, everyone has a good memory of … read more »

Onion, rosemary & blue cheese

Rosemary, onion and blue cheese pizza

The strength of this pizza is it’s simplicity and the combination of a small amount of powerful ingredients. The subtle sweetness and texture of the … read more »

Pizza peel tips and tricks

A pizza peel is a kind of wood or metal paddle, used to slide a pizza into the oven, move and turn it while cooking, … read more »

Zucchini, mushroom & smoked cheese

This is a simple veggie pizza that packs a flavour punch. The earthy mushrooms work nicely with the sweet zucchini, and the smoky cheese is … read more »

Quick pizza dough recipe

Sometimes the need for a pizza just comes out of nowhere and you need to whip up a dough at short notice. All is not … read more »

My Best Home Made Pizza Dough Recipe


Skip the bla bla – just take me to the recipe! It’s always a good idea to use the best ingredients you can get your … read more »