Recipes for the wood-fired oven

Tips for cooking all types of dishes with the wood-fired oven.

Know more about flours: what are the differences?

According to the definition, the flour is the product of grain milling. In the most common sense of the term, flour is the powder made by grinding wheat grains while the product resulting from the grinding of durum wheat is called semolina. Apart from the type of wheat, semolina differs from flour for its granulometry (the grain size); the former is coarser than the latter.

Some ideas for a vegan pizza

Preparing a vegan pizza is really simple and fun; you just need the right ingredients and a bit of imagination.

Pizzas from Italy: Rianata pizza from Trapani

The Origanata, in dialect “Rianata”, is a typical pizza of the province of Trapani, in Sicily and is rigorously cooked in a wood-fired oven.

A digestible pizza: here are three secrets for a light pizza dough

Hey, it’s Saturday evening, how about eating a pizza? No, not pizza, I can’t digest it!”

Roasted chestnuts

Recipe to prepare the roasted chestnuts

Castagnaccio

Into the Tuscan chestnut To prepare for before you put the raisins to soak in warm water to revive her and then proceed sifting the flour into a large bowl to remove any lumps.

Piadina Romagnola (Italian Flat Bread)

Gather the flour in the shape of a volcano and add the lard. Pour pre-heated water (as needed). Knead. Until the dough is hard enough (do not knead too much because bubbles could form during baking). Let it rest for about an hour. Roll it out. The thickness depends very much on preference and can range from two to five or six millimeters (it expands while cooking). Remember to frequently rub the rolling pin with flour to prevent the dough from sticking. The piadina must be cooked on high heat, the cooking floor must be 220°-240°C.

Savory croissant

Finely chop the onion and fry in a little oil. Add the mushroom and sausage, salt and pepper (as needed). Then add the double cream and simmer. In the meantime, turn on the wood-fired oven. Take the round puff pastry and cut it into segments. On the edge of each segment, put a bit of the mixture and a cube of cheese.

Little calzoni

The first step is to prepare the dough for the pizza. When the dough has leavened, start to prepare the filling. There are three different types: tomato, mozzarella, olives and prosciutto; radicchio and gorgonzola; onion, potato and mozzarella.

Cat’s tongue biscuits

Start by working the butter at room temperature with a spoon, add the powdered sugar until you get a smooth texture. United gradually vanilla, flour and continue adding the egg whites one at a time that should not be cold but at room temperature and stir well.

Pizza escarole

Prepare the dough for pizza or pasta brisee. Wash the escarole in a fry pan, over low heat, shallots with a little oil and anchovies, and when the anchovies have dissolved, add the escarole spezzettandola with your hands.

Ciambellone

Take the butter at room temperature and add it with the sugar and then the flour sifted to avoid lumps. Take then the eggs and milk and add to it all.

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