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Offline guyskr

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New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« on: August 25, 2013, 07:23:01 AM »
I'm quite new to the world of Neapolitan pizza, but with a little knowledge about other branches of the pizza family.
Just about a month ago I bought my self a brick pizza oven, and with my father we build a house around it (I'll upload some pictures of it when it'll be finished.
Here are some pictures from my first bake (which I came a pretty long way from).
will love a little bit of criticism!

Guy


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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2013, 09:07:28 AM »
will love a little bit of criticism!

Not a whole lot to criticize. The look pretty good. Kind of small maybe  :-D

What oven did you get?
Pizza is not bread.

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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2013, 10:54:32 AM »
Guy, welcome to the forum. Nice looking pies, you obviously have been around the block. Please describe your technique, many love those puffy cornices. Nice color.


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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2013, 02:20:57 PM »
TXCraig- Maybe I'm new, but I've been reading in this forum for a few months, and hearing this staff from someone like you is pretty damn cool!
My oven is from Ambrogi, and it's pretty small (34")
btw, they weren't that small (10.5"), but those conices were damn big! but they got bigger and better with time :)

Mark- Thank you for your compliments, my dough is pretty much Jay's dough from here (http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,9206.0.html) with a little touches. I put more water and salt, and let the dough have some bulk time in the fridge before I divide him into balls (about 255 grams for a 12" pizza if you want a lot of cornices). I set my fridge for about 54 degrees (the highest it can get).
This dough is pretty fine, but I think I'll start to make some sourdough for my next bake.
In the making processes of making the actual pizza, I do it in the pretty classical way, you know.
I use peeled tomatoes from Italy, fresh buffalo mozzarella, which maybe cost a lot more, but well worth the extra, and some fine quality olive oil. Maybe in the next bake I'll take some pictures of my whole set up for your's judgment.     

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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2013, 09:04:43 PM »
Guy, my judgement is not important. Many members here however love to see the process and we all love pics.
You seem like you will be a long lasting member. Again welcome to this most enthusiastic group.

Mark
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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2013, 05:05:16 AM »
Thank you for your true words.
I just love this forum and it's atmosphere!

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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2013, 08:14:17 AM »
Great looking pies. Can you please post pictures of your oven (outside and inside specifically the dime and floor)? Thanks.

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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2013, 10:30:17 AM »
Great looking pies. Can you please post pictures of your oven (outside and inside specifically the dime and floor)? Thanks.

Ditto. Great looking pies. Love to see pics of your oven too! :)

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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #8 on: September 07, 2013, 07:43:16 AM »
Sorry for not writing in this topic, but I just came back from napoli the other day.
Here is a picture of my oven, which isn't finished yet.

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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #9 on: September 07, 2013, 10:04:55 AM »
Only thing wrong here is that the internet doesn't have "SMELLAVISION" Nice pies


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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2013, 06:37:07 PM »
Prefessa- Thank you for your kind words

Here is a blurred photo of the inside of my oven, I'll post a better picture asap.

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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2013, 12:39:40 PM »
...but I just came back from napoli the other day...

Wow! Any pics from Napoli??

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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2013, 09:32:43 AM »
Ton of them! I'll upload soon.

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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #13 on: September 13, 2013, 10:24:44 AM »
Ton of them! I'll upload soon.

Cool!!

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Re: New to this forum, my first neapolitan pizza!
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2013, 12:10:39 PM »
I really like the look of the house you built around the oven. Pizza looks good too!


 

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