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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #20 on: September 28, 2013, 01:21:01 PM »
Is Bonci doing any kind of book tour or just NYC?

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #21 on: September 29, 2013, 12:27:13 PM »
Is Bonci doing any kind of book tour or just NYC?

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what I have been told: No book tour, just coming to town (NYC)  to do a few events. Only the Eataly event is related to the book. Other stuff is independent like Paulie Gees and Sullivan St Bakery.

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2013, 03:07:24 PM »
I've got mine already in the mail one day before it is officially released. You can get it with free one day shipping at amazon today and get it tommorrow if you buy it in the net 3 hours and 54 minutes. This is going to be AWESOME.

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #23 on: October 07, 2013, 05:09:30 PM »
Yup, I got mine today too!  Can't wait to read it.

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #24 on: October 07, 2013, 07:12:21 PM »
I've got mine already in the mail one day before it is officially released. You can get it with free one day shipping at amazon today and get it tommorrow if you buy it in the net 3 hours and 54 minutes. This is going to be AWESOME.

Ok, you talked me into ordering one today...I figure it'll be half-price on Amazon than Eataly.  My intention is to make a couple of pizzas using his recipes in the book prior to the courses. I am interested to see how he  will teach in  Eataly and Sullivan Street Bakery...using similar or different recipes?

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #25 on: October 08, 2013, 03:25:04 PM »
This is an amazing book! I can tell you right now that this forum will change big time. All his pizzas are so good looking and different. He has on the back of the book an onion pizza which is something my friend said his aunt made for herself in Italy. Some stuff is out there like the carnival food he called pizza (it's just churros), but honestly there's a lot of info in this book. He has different sections on handling the dough which I think looks good. I was surprised it was a hardcover too. I thought I had ordered a paperback.  :chef:

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #26 on: October 09, 2013, 03:17:25 PM »
I just ate at Bonci a few days ago, and it was pretty spectacular... (a long hike from the Vatican btw, so make sure you find a better route than what we did).  The best toppings were the scalloped potato one, as well as a pumpkin with brocolli that he had that day...

Will post some pics when I catch up with work and other business at home... seriously good stuff.  Even my wife (who complained through the whole hike) agreed that it was worth the trip in the end...

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #27 on: October 14, 2013, 11:30:14 AM »
This is an amazing book! I can tell you right now that this forum will change big time....
This is a pretty amazing forum, & Bonci has been on the radar here for some time now, going back at least 3 years. I will be curious to see how one book changes things!

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #28 on: November 16, 2013, 07:50:13 AM »
How is everyone feeling about the recipes in the book?  Was it worth the $?
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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #29 on: November 16, 2013, 09:01:42 AM »
Are the recipe ingredients measured in grams? Or is it American cups, teaspoons, etc?


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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #30 on: November 16, 2013, 12:11:29 PM »
Summary:

Pages 1-78:      Nice pics with great descriptions of starters, high hydration dough management techniques, and personal info for fans of Bonci the man. 

Pages 79-244:   Essentially the same recipe over and over and over and over. I would summarize it as "make the dough, bake it, then throw on some of the craziest &#|  you can find, cooked, uncooked, cold, hot, whatever, on top."

Page 247:          Fried pizza balls.


More power to him. I'm glad to have the descriptions and pics of his techniques. This pizza just ain't my cup of tea. Heresy, I know.

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #31 on: November 16, 2013, 12:13:13 PM »
Thanks, John.  ;D
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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #32 on: November 16, 2013, 12:13:53 PM »
Are the recipe ingredients measured in grams? Or is it American cups, teaspoons, etc?

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #33 on: November 16, 2013, 12:15:48 PM »
Thanks, John.  ;D
Thanks, John.  ;D

Oh, I do think its worth the money, BTW.  But you can get most of his techniques on YouTube. But the book is beautiful. 
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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #34 on: November 18, 2013, 09:20:59 AM »
Summary:

Pages 1-78:      Nice pics with great descriptions of starters, high hydration dough management techniques, and personal info for fans of Bonci the man. 

Pages 79-244:   Essentially the same recipe over and over and over and over. I would summarize it as "make the dough, bake it, then throw on some of the craziest &#|  you can find, cooked, uncooked, cold, hot, whatever, on top."

Page 247:          Fried pizza balls.


More power to him. I'm glad to have the descriptions and pics of his techniques. This pizza just ain't my cup of tea. Heresy, I know.

John K

Agreed... the technique is fairly simple and one that you can find online.  The book itself has some gorgeous pictures of food, so if you're into food porn, you'll love it.

There's isn't much in terms of "recipes" for your average PMFer... I was hoping for more information around the grains he combined, percentages, etc.  he does give three dough recipes, but if you've visited Pizzarium, you know that there's far more variations based on the many grains he stocks and sells...

Great pictures, okay information, interesting book.

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #35 on: November 19, 2013, 09:19:05 AM »
I read that it is "adapted for the American kitchen".  Does anyone know what is different, other than translation?

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #36 on: January 10, 2014, 02:42:00 PM »
My girlfriend got me this for Christmas and it looks awesome.
I've been a NY and NP style fan for years, but am eager to try these.
My Detroit pan should be on my doorstep when I get home tonight (thanks Shawn!).
And if I have time, I'll do some this weekend and will post any pics.

I read that it is "adapted for the American kitchen".  Does anyone know what is different, other than translation?

I'm at work, so I can't refer to my copy, but if I recall correctly, I think the adaptions have to do with the availability of ingredients, particularly flour.
I think the book said Bonci has his stuff made for him by the miller and it's not universally obtainable.

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Re: Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium
« Reply #37 on: May 06, 2014, 12:16:34 PM »
Pizza: Seasonal Recipes from Rome's Legendary Pizzarium

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