Calzones are the original pizza pockets. Street vendors sell them in Italy because they are very portable and easy to eat on the go. They can be stuffed with anything you'd typically put on a pizza. My favorite combination is the recipe I'll be presenting here, but I've been dreaming about some creative fillings like goat cheese, mushrooms and spinach, or roasted eggplant, zucchini and kalamata olives.Read More
In Italy there are wood fired ovens everywhere. The pizzas cooked in the old style ovens are truly amazing. The crust is toasty and brittle, and there's a layer of smokiness that permeates the cheese and toppings.
Here in Italiafornia, I'm using the next best thing. A Weber of course!