Our October Book Of The Month is The Elements Of Pizza: Unlocking the Secrets to World-Class Pies at Home [A Cookbook] by Ken Forkish.

Home-made pizza is all the rage right now – worldwide. A high-end table top pizza oven even landed on the back patio of Wine Adventure Journal base camp this summer and is getting regular use. It took several attempts to produce a pizza that looked edible and tasted as intended. The learning curve can be steep and to put it simply – making good pizza at home is a lot tougher than it looks. The keys are a good crust and not over-burdening that crust with an excessive amount of toppings.

In The Elements Of Pizza, Ken Forkish lays out how to create tasty pizza from scratch, building on each of the components to help you develop an understanding of how each part contributes to the whole. It will take practice to put it all together, but keep trying. When you get the hang of it, you’ll be spinning dough in the air and friends will be begging you to make them fresh, home-made pizzas.


Available in Kindle, Sprial Bound, and Hardcover. Hardcover price shown, click image to see prices for all formats.

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