Jen loves food. Her background is a
mix of Asian cultures. But she is a person who has a passion
for food and for life.
is infectious. She has a great style and is able to give you
step by step instructions.
Jen has created an entire community
who support her in her quest. Pizza Therapy is
totally behind her efforts!
are some pizza grilling tips:
You need a grill with a cover, a hot fire and a
peel and/or a spatula or two. A pizza pan (or
flat metal cookie sheet) and pot holders are
essential. You will also need a table to prepare
dough to create your pizza.
Fire up the grill. Pizza will cook best
on a hot fire. The ash should be white/gray.
A gas grill should be turned to high. Make
sure you allow the grill enough time to heat
Roll out the
dough. ( I prefer a thin crust,
however, thicker crusts will work).
Slide a well-floured peel underneath the
dough. Cornmeal will also work well.
Then, carefully slide the dough on the
Keep an eye on the
dough. Depending on the heat of the
fire, the dough may cook rather quickly.
Slide the peel (or spatula) underneath to
loosen the dough and to check for doneness.
The dough may start to bubble at this point.
"Pop" the bubbles with a fork or the edge of
the spatula. Don't be alarmed at grill marks
on the dough but do not over cook! The dough
should be firm, just starting to turn color.
Using your peel (or spatulas) remove the
dough from the grill and flip it over
on your floured table, cooked side up.
Carefully coat the top of the dough with
olive oil (it will be quite hot, so be
Complete the pizza with your
favorite toppings. Do not go overboard with
toppings. For grilled pizza, less is more!
In this video Jen shares her
secrets for making Grilled Lobster Pizza:
Ingredients to make pizza dough: This video
discusses the simple ingredients you need to make pizza
dough. You can make a great dough with simply, flour,
salt, yeast and water.
There are other optional
ingredients that I use.
Best Pizza Movies of All time: I review the Best
Pizza Movies ever made. My choices are certainly outside
of the box. I also give an honorable mention to Julia
Robert's Mystic Pizza.
Best Pizza Books:The Holy Trinity plus
Pizza Books is reviewed here: Peter Reinhart's American
Pie, Ed Levine's A Slice of Heaven, Penny Pollack and
Jeff Ruby's Everybody Loves Pizza and pizza, by Diane
Morgan and Tony Gemignani.