Pizza. The word alone is enough to get your tastebuds going. The thought of melted, stringy, cheesey goodness, rich tomato sauce and a crisp stone-baked pizza base- oomph! If your mouth isn’t already watering, it’s bound to after reading our post on the best pizza ovens.
With travel abroad still up in the air, many people are looking for ways to recreate authentic Italian pizzas at home- which is why these outdoor pizza ovens are the perfect solution for a taste of the Med this summer.
Whether you prefer traditional Neopolitan pizza toppings such as the classic margherita and Nduja to American favourites such as pepperoni and dare we say, ham and pineapple (we won’t judge…much), you can totally get creative with your favourite ingredients at home. The only other things you’ll likely need is a slicer, a pizza paddle and fuel for a wood-fired flavour.
Ahead, here are the best outdoor ovens to satiate your pizza craving:
Ooni Fyra 12
One of the most popular pizza oven brands is Ooni and its Fyra 12 model doesn’t disappoint. It heats up in just 15 minutes, reaching a scorching 500 degrees Celsius and cooks delicious Neapolitan-style pizza in just 60 seconds. Sporting a powder-coated carbon steel shell and fuelled by wood pellets, this standalone portable pizza oven offers optimal heat retention and minimal waste energy.
Its compact design makes it easy to transport, making it perfect for garden parties, camping, beach trips and more. Sold separately, this Ooni carry cover keeps it protected and makes it even easier to take the pizza oven on your travels. It also doesn’t come with a pizza paddle, but the Ooni 12 inch bamboo pizza peel or the Ooni 12” Perforated Pizza Peel will make it easier to slide the pizza in and out.
Blaze Box pizza oven
Convert your gas or charcoal grill into a pizza oven this summer with this offering from Blaze Box. It’s only £69.99 at Thompson and Morgan – £20 cheaper than Amazon.
Its pizza stone creates a crispier crust while the magnetic door with a glass viewing window lets you check on your food’s progress without letting out any heat (temperatures range from from 50 to 450 degrees Celsius).
The included pizza paddle helps to get the stone-baked pizza in and out with ease but also allows you to rotate for consistent, even cooking. It’s ideal for outdoor entertaining and the perfect grill accessory for pizza lovers.
La Hacienda pizza oven
Suitable for use with gas or charcoal barbecues, this easy to use pizza oven from La Hacienda is ideal for cooking artisan-style pizzas and flatbreads. It can even be used to cook meat and fish and even bake bread.
Simply place it on your already-lit BBQ and it will be ready to use in just 10 minutes. Its insulated stainless steel housing helps to retain heat and speeds up the cooking process- meaning you’ll be able to enjoy a slice in no time. The removable stone base and carry handles also make it easy to transport.
More of the best pizza ovens
In the UK:
- Azuma for £189 at Amazon
- Monster Shop for £249.99 at Amazon
- Navaris XL Pizza Stone for Baking for £29.99 at Amazon
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