Download e-book for iPad: American Pie: My Search for the Perfect Pizza by Peter Reinhart

By Peter Reinhart

ISBN-10: 1580084222

ISBN-13: 9781580084222

almost about pizza, there's by no means a scarcity of evaluations. Allegiances run from the final (Chicago as opposed to manhattan variety, 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 previous global 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 USA, the search resumes within the not likely locale of Phoenix, Arizona, the place Chris Bianco of Pizzeria Bianco has confident many who his pie units the recent general within the kingdom. 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 sights on Reinhart's epic journey. Returning to the kitchen, Reinhart provides a grasp type on pizza-making recommendations and gives greater than 60 recipes for doughs, sauces and toppings, and the pizzas that carry all of them jointly. His insatiable interest and present for storytelling make AMERICAN PIE crucial studying should you aspire to make nice pizza at domestic, in addition to for someone who enjoys the fun of the hunt.

  • A interesting inspect the nice pizzas and pizzerias of Italy and America.
  • Peter Reinhart's final booklet, THE BREAD BAKER'S APPRENTICE, was once named Cookbook of the yr by way of either the James Beard beginning and the overseas organization of Culinary Professionals. 

    Reviews“Peter Reinhart has taken a deep inspect pizza, the best and easiest of meals, embracing all its kind. He probes American pizza in particular, yet he has tasted the unique in Naples and visited in other places in Italy to profit approximately diversifications and family members. He tells bright tales, and his recipes and methods are thorough and sensible. A the best option book.”—Edward Behr, editor, The paintings of Eating“I doubt no matter if an individual else can be as passionate as Peter Reinhart approximately pizzas or have made such huge and fascinating trips in pursuing them. He has gathered nice anecdotes and fantastically specific recipes during his intercontinental hunt.”—Alan Davidson, writer of The Oxford better half to Food“We all comprehend 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 a superb travel consultant as he is taking us to the easiest pizzerias in Italy and the United States. secrets and techniques are divulged, professional guidance supplied, and tales instructed. even more than a set of recipes, this can be a booklet that's as enjoyable to learn because it is to bake from.”—Carol box, writer of The Italian Baker

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