American Pie: My Search for the Perfect Pizza by Peter Reinhart

By Peter Reinhart

with regards to pizza, there's by no means a scarcity of reviews. Allegiances run from the overall (Chicago as opposed to ny 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Reinhart follows the path from Italy to the States, shooting the tales in the back of the best artisanal pizzas of the outdated international and the recent. starting his trip in Genoa, Reinhart scours the geographical region 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 search resumes within the not going locale of Phoenix, Arizona, the place Chris Bianco of Pizzeria Bianco has confident many who his pie units the recent commonplace 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 the various tasty sights on Reinhart's epic journey. Returning to the kitchen, Reinhart provides a grasp category on pizza-making options and offers greater than 60 recipes for doughs, sauces and toppings, and the pizzas that deliver all of them jointly. His insatiable interest and reward for storytelling make AMERICAN PIE crucial examining if you aspire to make nice pizza at domestic, in addition to for someone who enjoys the joys of the hunt.

  • A attention-grabbing inspect the good pizzas and pizzerias of Italy and America.
  • Peter Reinhart's final e-book, THE BREAD BAKER'S APPRENTICE, used to be named Cookbook of the 12 months through either the James Beard beginning and the foreign organization of Culinary Professionals. 

    Reviews“Peter Reinhart has taken a deep investigate pizza, the most effective and easiest of meals, embracing all its type. He probes American pizza in particular, yet he has tasted the unique in Naples and visited somewhere else in Italy to benefit approximately adaptations and kin. He tells brilliant tales, and his recipes and methods are thorough and sensible. A appropriate book.”—Edward Behr, editor, The paintings of Eating“I doubt even if an individual else can be as passionate as Peter Reinhart approximately pizzas or have made such vast and intriguing trips in pursuing them. He has accumulated nice anecdotes and fantastically designated recipes during his intercontinental hunt.”—Alan Davidson, writer of The Oxford better half to Food“We all comprehend that Peter Reinhart is a smart baker and instructor, yet now that he is fallen in love with pizza, we will be able to see he is additionally a superb travel consultant as he's taking us to the simplest pizzerias in Italy and the USA. secrets and techniques are divulged, specialist information supplied, and tales advised. even more than a suite of recipes, it is a ebook that's as enjoyable to learn because it is to bake from.”—Carol box, writer of The Italian Baker

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