An in-depth guide to pan pizza from baking authority Peter Reinhart, including achievable recipes for making Detroit-, Sicilian-, and Roman-style pan pizzas and focaccias in a home oven.
PETER REINHART is widely acknowledged as one of the world's leading authorities on bread. He is the author of ten books on bread, including the James Beard Award- and IACP cookbook award-winning The Bread Baker's Apprentice, and American Pie- My Search for the Perfect Pizza. He appears regularly on television and radio, and he is a full-time baking instructor at Johnson and Wales University, a culinary and keynote presenter at conferences around the world, and the founder and host of the popular video website PizzaQuest.com.
"This celebration of one of pizza's underappreciated permutations is the latest must-read by bread-making legend Peter Reinhart."--Fine Cooking
"[Reinhart's] techniques are methodical and easy to
follow. . . . This is a great guide for home cooks who want to
create pizzas that have more bite and chew to them than thin crust
pizzas."--Publishers Weekly "Make pizza like your Italian
nonna did--in a pan. And oh, wow! It's great! This guide from Peter
Reinhart is pragmatic, accessible, and creative, and you will soon
find it indispensable."--Ken Forkish, author of The Elements
of Pizza and owner of Ken's Artisan Pizza and Checkerboard
"Written by a true expert and pizzaiolo, this masterpiece delves deep inside everyone's favorite food."--Tony Gemignani, author of The Pizza Bible and owner of Tony's Pizza Napoletana "Peter Reinhart's tireless quest for pizza perfection brings the reader new insights into the art, craft, and science of pan pizza in all its forms."--John Arena, owner of Metro Pizza
"Reinhart has an uncanny ability to create books that speak to people, and Perfect Pan Pizza is no exception. Once again, he has delivered a book that is both inspirational and educational to baking and cooking enthusiasts of all levels."--Brian Spangler, owner of Apizza Scholls