Category Archives: Pizza Expo

Peter Reinhart and Chef Leo Create Pizza Magic at Pizza Expo

In this video Chef Leo Spizzirri, is interviewed by Peter Reinhart at Pizza Expo. He is creating a Tart Flambe’ which could be considered a French version of pizza. He made a sauce using crème fresh, egg yolks a little coriander and white pepper.  The coriander is a seed that is ground up. This taste […]

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Peter Reinhart Talks Great Pizza at Pizza Expo

Reinhart Speaks About Pizza and Bread One of my highlights of going to Pizza Expo was being able to have conversations with Peter Reinhart. Over the course of several days, I had multiple conversations with Peter and learned from each one. I like to think we started a long conversation many years ago that just […]

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What Is VPN Certification for Pizza (Vera Pizza Napoletana) ?

  What is VPN? According to the fornbravo.com website: “Vera Pizza Napoletana is a movement whose goal is to promote and protect the name and the product Pizza Napoletana; a style of pizza and tradition found in Naples. Simply put to be VPN certified you need a wood burning oven, proper ingredients and proper technique. […]

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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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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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