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Peter attends the International Pizza Expo Demo to visit his friends from Forno Bravo. While cooking up delicious pies in the Santa Barbara wine country, Peter looks at early cooking methods and the significance of sharing meals around a communal hearth.
San Francisco is often referred to as the most important food city in America. Here, Peter drops in on a couple of places that are "setting the table" for the rest of the country: Pizzeria Delfina and Tartine, where America's best loaf of bread in reportedly baked.
Peter and his team visit the Cass House in Cayucos, California, where they meet talented local chef Jensen Lorenzen and his wife, Grace. Peter joins Jensen in creating new coastal-inspired pizzas in his wood-fired oven. And they can't resist the area's best fish tacos and smoked fish, which they use to build a smoked fish pizza.
Peter journeys to Basta restaurant in Boulder, Colorado, to meet chef Kelly Whitaker. Kelly is challenged to develop a pizza centered on BelGioioso Fontina cheese. Afterwards, they travel to The Bruery in Orange County, California, and ask the team there to develop a beer that complements their pizzas. The reveal and judgment come at the Great American Beef Festival in Denver.
Pizza has taken a leading role in Hollywood, especially at Nancy Silverton and Mario Batali's Pizzeria Mozza. Take a look inside Nancy's creative process as you follow her pies from La Brea Bakery, where the dough is made, to the pizzaiolos who show us some of their techniques.
Peter returns to San Francisco to visit Anthony Mangieri at his pizzeria, Una Pizza Napoletana. Anthony is a minimalist — a pizza purist, you could say — who specializes in the Neapolitan style. Find out when motivates him to craft the perfect pizza.
Peter attends the International Pizza Expo Demo to visit his friends from Forno Bravo, a leading wood-fired oven manufacturer. Then, while cooking up delicious pies in the Santa Barbara wine country, he explores early cooking methods, and the importance of cooking and sharing food around a communal hearth.
Cooking is all about creativity. Bringing new and unexpected flavors together is a fun (and delicious) way to express yourself, and it’s even better when you can do it with your kids! Join Top Chef alum Fabio Viviani as he puts his pizza-making skills to the test. He’s challenged to make crazy-delicious pizzas using different — and sometimes strange — ingredients, from bananas to crickets. In each episode, one of Fabio’s kid-sidekicks spins a wheel to randomly select two ingredients that he must use. And, in honor of the YouTube Pizza Challenge, they both must taste the results.
Ready for a paleo pizza crust? Cat shares her favorite recipe, making a crispy base with enough chewiness to deliver the perfect pizza experience. She starts by substituting for grains with arrowroot flour and coconut flour, before sharing her own choices for paleo-approved toppings. It's the perfect blend for both tricky diets and picky palettes!