With a complimentary drink in hand, you will be welcomed onto our lower terrace where the pizza oven will be roaring having heated up for 3 hours prior to your visit. After a demonstration on how the oven works, we will sample the homemade dough by making a quick batch of doughballs or garlic pizza bread (your choice!) Then each guest will roll out and throw their own pizza base, top with homemade sauce, fresh herbs, cheeses and perhaps a cheeky slice (or three) of Serrano ham. Drizzle with oil, sprinkle with other toppings or just keep it simple. Then comes the best bit - learn how to get your pizza off the peel and into the chamber without losing all your toppings in the 400 degrees furnace... Don't worry, I will be there to rescue your pizza if it doesn't quite land in the right place! As a group, you can choose between sharing each pizza as it comes out of the oven - or just each stick to your own delicious bespoke pizza. Each one cooks in an impressive 90 seconds, baked to perfection in front of your very eyes! Afterwards, there's opportunity for a little something sweet to cleanse the pallet. Enjoy the warmth, weather (hopefully) and watch the planes fly overhead.
I teach design and innovation locally and have hand built an original style clay brick single chamber pizza oven in our beautifully landscaped terraced tropical garden. I am passionate about outdoor cooking, good food and great conversation. I have perfected the 90 second stonebaked pizza. My experience will give guests a hands-on masterclass in how to roll, throw, top and bake their own artisan pizzas in a traditional wood fired oven. Guests will also learn how pizza ovens work, and get tips on how to build their own.
Pizza dough and toppings included. Please let me know of any dietary requirements (I'll do my best to accommodate these)
Complimentary drink on arrival. I'll be in touch about preferences before the event.
Everything you need to roll, throw, top and cook your pizza is provided. Prepare to get a little smokey / flour-y!
Located in central Luton, walking distance from Luton Airport Parkway - on a quiet residential street near Stockwood Park, guests will be invited into our hidden gem of a garden. It's our home and sanctuary, lovingly designed by my wife and I. The garden is on a steep hill, boasting impressive views over Luton towards the airport and over the top of the valley. We've terraced it into 5 separate levels and the pizza oven is on the first.
This is an outdoor event, so dress according to the weather!
This event takes place outside (and if it rains, I'm happy to carry on if you are? We can shelter in the house but the cooking still happens outside!)
Stonebaked Pizza Oven Masterclass