Gas or Wood Fired Pizza Ovens: Which is Best?
The burning question: gas or wood fired pizza ovens: which is best? I’m going to try and explain which one I think is best. However, the answer to this question will vary from person to person. It’ll also depend on each persons needs and preferences.
What type of oven is best for pizza? Which oven is best for pizza, wood or gas?
In my experience, wood fired pizza ovens are best when compared to gas pizza ovens. Using a wood fired pizza oven, you get a delicious woody flavour, a well cooked base and a crispy crust. By comparison, using gas makes the temperature of your pizza oven more easily controlled. However, the crust can cook nicely but the base can be under cooked.
Which oven is best for pizza electric or gas?
Gas fired pizza ovens are best when compared to electric pizza ovens. This is because gas fired pizza ovens have a flame, while electric ovens don’t. The flame is essential for getting a crispy crust.
Is a gas pizza oven any good?
So, gas pizza ovens do have some great features. Firstly, they heat up quickly. Secondly, maintaining or adjusting the temperature is as simple as opening or closing the gas valve. But the pizza from gas pizza ovens simply doesn’t taste as good as wood fired pizza.
Does gas pizza oven taste as good?
Gas pizza doesn’t taste as good as wood fired pizza. Period!
Is wood or gas best for pizza oven?
In my experience, wood is the best for a pizza oven. Using gas makes the temperature of your pizza oven more easily controlled. However, I’ve found that cooking on a gas pizza oven, like the Ooni Koda, the crust can cook nicely, but the base can be under cooked. On the other hand, with wood as the fuel, you get a delicious wood flavour plus a well cooked base, as well as a crispy crust.
What is the best fuel for a pizza oven?
In my opinion, wood is the best fuel for a pizza oven. With wood as the fuel, you get a delicious flavour as well as a crispy crust.
Does wood fired pizza taste better?
In a word, yes! In my opinion, wood fired pizza tastes SO much better than a pizza cooked with gas. The difference in flavour is because of the flavours imparted on the pizza from the wood smoke.
Is wood fired pizza healthier?
Wood fired pizza is equally as health as gas fired pizza. The quality and quantity of the ingredients determines how healthy, or unhealthy, a pizza is.
I hope I’ve managed to answer all of these questions! Check out my review of my wood fired pizza oven here.