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By Peter Reinhart

ISBN-10: 1580084222

ISBN-13: 9781580084222

with reference to pizza, there's by no means a scarcity of reviews. Allegiances run from the overall (Chicago as opposed to long island type, Neapolitan as opposed to Roman) to the actual (Pepe's as opposed to Sally's, Gino's East as opposed to Pizzeria Uno), and new interpretations ever expand the pizza frontier.In AMERICAN PIE, grasp bread baker Peter Reinhart follows the path from Italy to the States, taking pictures the tales in the back of the best artisanal pizzas of the outdated global and the hot. starting his trip in Genoa, Reinhart scours the nation-state looking for the fabled focaccia col formaggio. He subsequent heads to Rome to pattern the famed seven-foot-long pizza al taglio, after which to Naples for the archetypal pizza napoletana. again in the US, the quest resumes within the not likely locale of Phoenix, Arizona, the place Chris Bianco of Pizzeria Bianco has confident many who his pie units the hot typical within the state. The pizza mecca of latest Haven, grilled pizza in windfall, the deep-dish pies of Chicago, California-style pizza in San Francisco and Los Angeles—these are only many of the tasty points of interest on Reinhart's epic travel. Returning to the kitchen, Reinhart provides a grasp classification on pizza-making concepts and gives greater than 60 recipes for doughs, sauces and toppings, and the pizzas that convey all of them jointly. His insatiable interest and present for storytelling make AMERICAN PIE crucial studying if you happen to aspire to make nice pizza at domestic, in addition to for a person who enjoys the joys of the hunt.

  • A attention-grabbing check out the good pizzas and pizzerias of Italy and America.
  • Peter Reinhart's final ebook, THE BREAD BAKER'S APPRENTICE, was once named Cookbook of the 12 months via either the James Beard beginning and the foreign organization of Culinary Professionals. 

    Reviews“Peter Reinhart has taken a deep look at pizza, the most effective and least difficult of meals, embracing all its kind. He probes American pizza particularly, yet he has tasted the unique in Naples and visited in other places in Italy to benefit approximately adaptations and kinfolk. He tells shiny tales, and his recipes and methods are thorough and sensible. A most excellent book.”—Edward Behr, editor, The artwork of Eating“I doubt no matter if somebody else may be as passionate as Peter Reinhart approximately pizzas or have made such large and intriguing trips in pursuing them. He has accumulated nice anecdotes and fantastically certain recipes during his intercontinental hunt.”—Alan Davidson, writer of The Oxford spouse to Food“We all be aware of that Peter Reinhart is a brilliant baker and instructor, yet now that he is fallen in love with pizza, we will be able to see he is additionally an outstanding travel consultant as he's taking us to the simplest pizzerias in Italy and the US. secrets and techniques are divulged, specialist counsel supplied, and tales informed. even more than a set of recipes, it is a e-book that's as enjoyable to learn because it is to bake from.”—Carol box, writer of The Italian Baker

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