Category Archives: Legends of Pizza

Dom DeMarco Making Pizza at Di Fara’s Pizza

One of the most amazing experiences I have had was to visit Brooklyn with the express purpose of going to Di Fara’s Pizza experiencing Dom DeMarco in action. I was very curious to know why his pizza is legendary. Was the pizza as good as I had heard or was this just ordinary every day […]

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Best Pizza in Rhode Island: Federal Hill Pizza

While you can find pizza anywhere, the truly great pizza is made by those who have passion and understanding for the craft. Chef Billy Manzo is making not only great pizza but incredible pizza at Federal Hill Pizza, located in Providence, Rhode Island. He has taken his creations to a whole new level. The menu […]

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Slice Out Hunger Interview with Scott Wiener at Pizza Expo

If you are a pizza shop owner or just a pizza fan, you can make a difference in your community to to try help the hungry. In the following interview Scott Wiener talks about Slice Out Hunger and the impact it can have on a local community. Form the Sice Out Hunger website, here is […]

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Artisan Bread Making, Artisan Bread Baking Review with Peter Reinhart

This post is a review of Peter Reinhart’s Artisan Bread Making. I’ve been a fan of Peter Reinhart’s for quite a few years. I own several of his books including Artisan Breads Every Day. The books are great but I always felt I was missing something. I have been able to replicate some of the recipes […]

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Season’s Greetings Pizza Fans!

Season’s greetings pizza lovers. Happy Christmas and Joyous Hanukkah. It’s hard to believe but it’s time to say good bye to Pizza Year 2016. Let’s Welcome Pizza Year 2017 with pizza friends, family and fireworks. Always Remember “Pizza on Earth, Good Will to All!” Let’s make 2017, the Best Pizza Year yet. Happy New Year […]

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Tony Gemignani Explains How Caputo Americana Flour Was Developed

Claim Caputo Americana right here.   Caputo Flour “00” is known for making some of the finest pizza flour in the world. The only problem is that this flour is ideal for classic Neapolitan Pizza in wood fired oven, gas or electric ovens and requires a very high temperature. Great for Neapolitan Pizza, not so […]

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Dom DeMarcoMarco of DiFara Pizza Interview and American Test Kitchen Pizza

In a very rare interview, Dom Demarco of DiFara Pizza. Here is a modified dough recipe which tries to recreate the amazing pizza made by Dom DeMarco dough recipe… 16.5 oz bread flour (12-13 percent protein) 2 tspns sugar 1/2 teaspoon yeast 1 and 1/3 cup ice cold water ice cold water Let sit for […]

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Pizza Therapy’s Pizza Quest Part 1

I was recently honored to do an interview with Peter Reinhart at his site, Pizza Quest. What follows is an excerpt of the interview: PQ (Peter):    Albert, thanks so much for doing this interview. You’ve been doing your site, PizzaTherapy.com for a long time now. Albert: I started making pizza with a recipe my […]

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Brick Fire Tavern, Authentic Neapolitan Pizza in Honolulu

True story: I’m at Pizza Expo, at the end of a seminar. I literally bump into this guy while getting a cup of coffee. “Where you from I ask?” “Honolulu” he replies. “I’m from Honolulu, too” I say. Well, needless to say we struck up a conversation. His name is Matt and he explained he and […]

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Norma Knepp Shocks the Pizza World at the Caputo Cup

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Everyone loves a great story. If the story is about pizza you got my attention. Here is a wonderful story about a once a week pizza maker who became a champion! Norma Knepp is a pizza champion. She is a self-taught pizza maker. She was able to research how to make pizza by looking on-line, […]

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