Pizza, pizza, pizza | A Couple Cooks Podcast Episode 52

“It’s one thing to be influenced and inspired by a food tradition, but it’s another thing to believe that’s the only way to do it. When I was in Italy I loved so many things about it, but I knew the most Italian thing I could do was to use things in my backyard.” That’s Chris Bianco, award-winning chef and grandfather of artisan pizza in America. He joins us to chat about his new book, Bianco, and how he went from making pizza in the back of a Phoenix grocery store in the 1980’s to one of the top pizza chefs in the country. Along the way, he shares how to be inspired as a home cook, cook for your eaters, and craft something truly simple. Hear us chat with one of the greats in American pizza-making.

Chris Bianco

Pizzeria Bianco website | Instagram

Chris Bianco makes pizza with Jimmy Kimmel & Billy Crystal

Buy his cookbook >> Bianco: Pizza, Pasta, and Other Food I Like

 

Recipes:

Homemade pizza dough (video) | A Couple Cooks

White pizza with pecorino, scallions and egg | A Couple Cooks

Kale & pistachio pizza | A Couple Cooks

Preorder our cookbook >> Pretty Simple Cooking

 

Pizza tools: Tipo 00 flour | Pizza peel (standard) | Pizza peel (conveyor) | Pizza stone

 

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