- The oven is now stainless steel.
- The legs fold rather than unscrew for easier transport.
- Solid 4mm aluminum baking hearth for better bottom crust.
Last year I reviewed the adorable Uuni wood pellet fired oven and made some improvement suggestions. Kristian and the folks at Uuni listened to me and other users and have released the gorgeous new Uuni 2.0 oven. The upgrade list is outstanding. http://uuni.net
The Uuni remains the smallest and most portable wood fired oven that I know of. It can cook at over 800° F (450°C) using inexpensive wood pellets. An in depth hands on review of this oven will be coming soon.
One of the leaders in the mobile pizza trailer business is firewithin.com. They recently updated their site with beautiful photography, an updated catalog and other offerings.
While other mobile pizza trailer companies simply build the ovens, firewithin.com also provides support with classes on running a wood fired catering business and a business manual. Workshops are scheduled throughout the year with one coming right up in June. If you are thinking of going mobile, this is one company well worth investigating.
The Ankarsrum Original Kitchen Machine has been around for almost 60 years in Sweden. It has gone by a number of different names over the years but remains one of the best mixers in the world. The price of this unit may seem higher than the disposable mixers on the market but you won't be replacing this heavy duty unit every few years either. This is a top of the line mixer for serious home cooks.
The unique design allows easy additions of ingredients and viewing of the dough without interrupting the mixing process by stopping the machine. Bread bakers know there is nothing on the market today that mimics hand kneading of dough as does the action of the Ankarsrum roller and scraper—A fine textured, smooth elastic dough is your result.
There is a standard assortment of accessories that accompany the mixer. There are additional optional accessories available for a wider range of mixing, blending, chopping and grinding.
My favorite store for the home chef, FGPizza, now carries the Ankarsrum Original® Mixer, high capacity stainless steel bowl w/cover, roller, scraper and dough hook, poly beater-bowl with drive shaft and standard whips, the new cake beater whisk, and instructional DVD for $799.95 with free shipping.
Bill has been trying to make the perfect pizza for over 4 decades. He's still working on it.