Sicilian style recommended tempeture at wood fired oven


What is the recommended temperature for baking the best Sicilian pizza (using the 2 steps method) and how long?

The book is registered to do so at 450 degrees Fahrenheit, while in the YouTube video it is registered to do so at 500 or 600.

I have a wood fired oven, so there is no problem getting to higher temperatures than a home oven.


Michael L.
posted about 1 month ago

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All of these are reasonable temperatures. This is the sort of thing where you'll need to do some experimenting to find the best temperature based on your dough, preferences and equipment. For my Sicilian, I use a deck oven and bake just under 500F.

That said, with this style of pizza, a higher oven temp might not always be as desirable.

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Raj Irukulla admin
posted 30 days ago

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