As most of you know, I make pizza on Fridays. And along with my pizza, I usually have a glass of wine (or three). Here are some of my favorite wines to drink with my pizza (or honestly just any time). Burlotto Barbera & Barbera Aves Marengo Barbera Cavallotto Dolcetto Andrea Oberto Dolcetto Trediberri Langhe... Continue Reading →
Friday Pizza has been a longstanding tradition. When Friday comes around, wherever I am, I try to make pizza. Lake Como, Milano, Stavanger, Boston; doesn't matter. Recently, Friday Pizza has been accompanied by Blind Tasting. This particular occasion was to teach my brother's friend a little about wine. We decided to stay in one area,... Continue Reading →
Not an uncommon sight at Cantina Granveien. This was after a very successful Friday Pizza evening with a Barbera Lineup and some additional bottles of various wines.
Piemonte is easily associated with good food. Good pizza, however, is hard to come by. If you are looking for Pizza, Monforte is the place to go. Right in the Piazza is an excellent pizza place. The have other dishes of course but it is a common place to get pizza. They also have a... Continue Reading →
Dough: Flour, 1 tsp yeast, pinch of salt, pinch of sugar, water (body temperature) Mix the yeast with body temperature water (however much you want), add the salt and sugar. Then add flour until the dough is perfect to work with. Sauce: tomato paste, basil, oil, pepper Mix the ingredients together. The amount depends on... Continue Reading →
Friday Pizza is served @Cantina Granveien. We try to serve Pizza every Friday, always home made, with fresh mozarella and prosciutto. With the wine, we usually serve a Dolcetto or Barbera-- a strange combination maybe, Pizza and Wine, but PizzaWine has become a well know term in Cantina Granveien and it's guests. (For those of... Continue Reading →