admin on July 7th, 2009

Fresh, light, tasty - the attributes of a good tomato base. I’ve tried lots of recipes amongst them those from Jamie Oliver and Rick Stein.
Some use tinned tomatoes that are strained after preparation, others call for bottled strained tomatoes or passata.
I  think fresh tomatoes are simply the best. And preparing them is really quite easy. [...]

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admin on July 5th, 2009

OK, a few weeks in and I have had three or four attempts and starting to get the hang of it of my not so new wood-fired pizza oven. No question that each result has been better than the last (and the kids assure me that it’s “MUCH better than before, dad”).
Lighting the fire
Kindling is [...]

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