A wood-burning oven on a food truck. How do we feel about that?
It seems, at first glance, a fairly terrifying idea. I know visions of spontaneous fireballs danced in my head.
Of course, food trucks don’t actually cook while mobile, and they wouldn’t have passed the required inspections if they were wildly, obviously unsafe.
But there remains the issue of space. An entire wood-burning pizza oven won’t fit on the average food truck, and this week we saw two examples of making such a thing road-worthy.
Up in San Francisco, Del Popolo launched service yesterday, with just two pizzas on the menu. The vehicle, pictured above, is described as a mobile pizzeria “housed in a twenty-foot transatlantic shipping container that’s been re-purposed and modified into a kitchen.”
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Pizza is one of my favorite things to make from scratch. When I was a kid, we had family friends that we made pizza and cookies from scratch with every month. In college, my friends and I had huge pizza parties where we would all make our own pizzas and share around like one big family. And now, I make pizza with my family at the weekend because not only is it delicious, it’s so much fun to do together.
Pizza Dough (Courtesy Jamie Oliver, Jamie at Home.) Makes 6-8 medium sized pizzas.
To make Pizza: