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July 11, 2018
pizza news by Belforno pizza ovens

5 Times Pizza Made News Headlines

1.The Great Pineapple Debate In February 2017, Icelandic President Gudni Johannesson became the man that launched a thousand memes. He joked that pizza with pineapple should […]
July 5, 2018
pizza business

Rolling With the Punches: 3 Ways the Independent Pizzeria Can Stay Competitive

#inthepizzabusiness Everyone likes to talk about buying local, favouring artisanal and supporting small businesses. Yet, in the booming US pizza industry, the figures paint a different […]
June 27, 2018
Breakfast Pizza by Belforno

A Week of Breakfast Pizza Recipes – 7 of the Best!

We love pizza. We love breakfast. Cue the breakfast pizza, one of today’s hottest food trends.  Whether you’re a fan of the traditional bacon and eggs […]
June 20, 2018
No Burn Days Burn Ban

No Burn Days: Your Burning Questions Answered

The clean air drive has necessitated implementing No Burn Days in certain states where air pollution caused by burning fires has become a health concern. Each […]
June 14, 2018
Cheese Pizza recipe by Belforno ceramic ovens


Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that their favorite thing about pizza is its oozy, stringy, cheesy deliciousness!   Since the advent of this humble street […]
June 6, 2018
10 crazy pizza toppings by Belforno

What is root-to-stem and what is it doing on your pizza?

The average American bins 25% of all the food they buy. That’s a lot of waste! The root-to-stem movement follows closely on the heels of the […]
May 30, 2018
Banting Pizza Bases by Belforno

3 Tantalizing Banting Pizza Base Recipes

3 Tantalizing Banting Pizza base recipes for gluten free cooking. This is all the rage, but you don’t have to give up your pizza with these […]
May 16, 2018
crazy pizza toppings by Belforno ovens

10 Crazy Pizza Toppings You’ll be Dying to Try This Summer!

10 Crazy Pizza Toppings you would never think of. Are you looking for some fresh pizza topping ideas for the coming lazy, sunny summer days? Look […]
May 9, 2018
Choosing a gas burner

Choose a Gas Burner in 2 Simple Steps

Now you can easily convert a wood-fired pizza oven into a dual fuel pizza oven by simply adding a gas burner. Gas burners use either propane […]
May 2, 2018
25 Pizza terms by Belforno

Use These 25 Terms and Sound Like a Pizza Professional!

Spend enough time in the controlled chaos of a pizzeria and you’ll start to notice that there’s a whole other language being used. Here’s a collection […]
April 25, 2018
pizza styles, wood-fired ovens recipes and more by Belforno

USA Pizza Styles – The A-Z Guide

We’ve scoured the web to put together the most comprehensive list of pizza styles found in the USA. From your traditional Neapolitan wood-fired affair to the […]
April 18, 2018
Pizza Menu by Belforno

7 Savvy Ways to Get Your Pizza Menu ‘OnTrend’

#inthepizzabusiness Pizza is holding its own against emerging food trends and pizza consumption continues to grow in the United States. Convenience and taste still play a […]
April 11, 2018
Buying and Storing Wood for wood-fired ovens

Essential Tips for Buying and Storing Wood for your Wood-Fired Oven

Follow these simple tips when buying and storing wood for your wood-fired pizza oven: BUYING WOOD Don’t buy from just anyone – ensure the seller is […]
April 4, 2018
commercial wood-fired oven, pizza oven, pizzeria

Commercial Wood-Fired Oven Basics

#inthepizzabusiness The Appeal of a Commercial Wood-Fired Oven A traditional wood-fired pizza oven offers built-in bragging rights, is visually compelling and creates an unmatched ambiance. More […]
March 22, 2018
History of Pizza in USA Outdoor covered patio Inspiration kitchens Belforno for outdoor cooking

The History of Pizza in the USA – 12 Surprising Facts

While traditionalists see the Neapolitan wood-fired oven pizza as the only “real” pizza, this food has undergone a substantial transformation since its introduction to American culture. […]