Perfect Pizza Guide

This is my website, dedicated to pizza and all things related to pizza including ovens, tools, ingredients and much more.

On this site we'll explore different types of pizza and how to make them as well as different ways to cook your pizzas and what tools really help and what ones are a waste of money. 

My personal preference is for fresh, thin and crispy pizzas, preferably with 2 or 3 toppings from Pepperoni to caramelised onions, roast chicken to rocket but never pineapple!

Latest Blog Posts

Why Does Pizza Make Me Bloated?

When eating pizza from various places, frequent diners or chefs may notice there is a pattern of pain and bloating in their stomachs and bodies after eating pizza. When trying to still enjoy pizza without the pain, what can be done to avoid the bloating that is common after pizza? After doing extensive research, here […]

Why are my pizza toppings burning

The main reason why your toppings are burning is because your pizza stone isn't hot enough. This may seem counter intuitive but if the stone is hotter then the base will cook faster which means the overall time in the oven is less and that stops the toppings from burning. With that in mind what […]

Can you use passata as a pizza sauce?

Passata is a sieved tomato sauce that's generally too thin and bland to be used as a pizza sauce without first reducing it a little. If you have nothing else and no time to reduce it then passata could be used but it would be a good idea to add some herbs and seasoning to […]

Do Vegetarians or Vegans Eat Pizza?

The simple answer is yes, Vegans and Vegetarians can and do eat Pizza. Both will need to use a different type of Mozzarella or other cheese but these are readily available both online and in larger grocery stores. Pizzas should be perfect for vegetarians and vegans as the dough is 4 simple ingredients, flour, water, […]

Why is my pizza dough too sticky after rising?

The 2 main reasons for pizza dough being too sticky after rising (proofing) is that there's too much water in the recipe or the dough wasn't kneaded enough before proofing. As a guide aim for 60% hydration and knead for 5 or 6 minutes until the dough is smooth. If you want to know which […]
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About Me

Hi, I'm Alan and I'm a pizza lover, I enjoy travelling, particularly to Italy having been to Rome, Venice and Florence in recent years. Whilst away I always try to find the best Pizza and then recreate it when I get home.

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