The Pursuit of Pizza: Recipes from the World Pizza Champions (Hardcover)

The Pursuit of Pizza: Recipes from the World Pizza Champions By Tony Gemignani, Laura Meyer, Mike Bausch Cover Image
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The Pursuit of Pizza includes nearly 50 recipes from 40 World Pizza Champions and QR code video tutorials that teach you how to make pizza like the pros.

Learn from 40 of the best pizza pizzaioli in the world

Includes nearly 50 world pizza champion recipes

Read these easy-to-follow recipes to take your pizza game to the next level

QR code video tutorials

Learn to hand stretch and push out dough for Neapolitan, Sicilian, Romana, and Grandma-style pizzas. Then, learn how to roll cracker-thin crusts properly, and pipe and finish pizzas like the pros.

About the Authors

From famed Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani to Pizza Legend John Arena, The Pursuit of Pizza is a collection of award-winning recipes from the world's top pizzaioli. Now, for the first time, it's bringing elite pizza-making to your home kitchen.

You don't need to be a pro to make great pizza. The World Pizza Champions have worked hard for you, breaking down their award-winning recipes into manageable steps. Each recipe is accompanied by beautiful full-color photography and instructional video QR codes, creating the most advanced and all-encompassing pizza cookbook ever released.

Prepare to be inspired by the extraordinary, the innovative, and the delicious- all wrapped up in the pages of what is not just a cookbook but a celebration of pizza at its finest, brought to you by the very best in the business

Recipes Include:

Dough Recipes

Laura Meyers's Direct Dough Recipe

Will Grant's Sourdough Starter Recipe

Gluten-Free Pizza Dough by Michael and Joseph Mercurio

Masterpiece Pizzas

Tony G's " The Cortopassi"

John Arena's "Little Carlies Fried Calzone"

Joe Carlucci's "The Award Winner"

Nick Bogacz's "Smoked on the Seven Seas"

Seasonal Pizzas

Mike Bausch's "Oktoberfest"

Sammy Mandell's "Crawfish Boil"

Specialty Pizzas

Chris Decker's "86th Street Sicilian"

Leo Spizzirri's "Chicago Stuffed Pizza"

Nicole Bean's "Sweet Pea Pizza"

Siler Chapman's "Honey Pie"

Tony Troiano's Gyro's Grandma Pizza

Video QR Code Demonstrations include:

Folding a Calzone

Tossing Technique for acrobatic dough

Pushing out Neapolitan-style dough into a round

Pushing out Sicilian dough for parbaking

Making a Poolish

Assembling an old forge pizza

Building a traditional Chicago stuffed pizza

and many more...

What's even better:

A portion of book royalties will go to The Make-A-Wish Foundation in perpetuity. This is in service of the World Pizza Champions' mission to grant as many wishes as possible-and to help others through their love of pizza.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781962341981
ISBN-10: 1962341984
Publisher: Windermere Press
Publication Date: March 19th, 2024
Pages: 282
Language: English