Forget soggy pizza in a box. A pizza fresh from the wood oven is the real deal, as we Brits are discovering. Pizza ovens are the hit of the summer, with even Aldi getting a pizza the action, selling a £99 version this weekend (it’s already sold out online).
But, with the range of ovens available growing ever more bewildering, which is the best one for you? According to wood-burning oven expert David Jones, who, with his wife Holly runs courses at the Manna from Devon cookery school, the first question to ask yourself is: “What are you going to use it for? Is it just for pizza, or will you be making bread, roasting meat and slow cooking?” They aren’t all ideal for everything.”
Next up, Jones advises, be realistic about how many people you will be cooking for. “People get lured into buying an oven that will feed a small community, but will take a load of wood to get to temperature. You can...
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